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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

TXZ024-151015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      32          73          42          88          57
Temp          59 60 47 41 36 32 46 60 70 72 56 50 46 43 59 79 87 86 69 65 62 57
Dewpt         13 14 14 14 10 10 13 20 20 19 20 22 24 25 30 25 23 16 23 31 36 38
Max/Min RH                   40          13          49           7          49
RH            16 16 26 32 33 39 26 21 15 14 24 32 43 49 34 14 10  7 17 28 38 49
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW  W  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      31 25  8  5  5  5  8  4  5  6  5  8  6  6 11 17 21 21 18 23 19 14
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     11  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  8  4 12  8 14 13 17 10 18
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
Wind           Y
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     3     2     2     2     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        9700  6000   200  5800  9600  5900   100  7400 13200  7200   400
T Wind Dir       NW    NW    NW    NW     W     S     S     S    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       42    10     6    12    11     6     3    11    28    19    19
RFTI           4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  6  1  2  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          90      48    74      44    75      53    74      47    71
Temp          84 88   63 48 67 72   52 44 69 73   57 54 68 72   53 47 65 68
Dewpt         22 15   13 17 17 13   18 30 36 38   43 54 55 47   26 32 31 29
Min/Max RH        6      29    10      57    25     100    40      55    21
RH            10  7   14 29 14 10   26 57 30 28   60100 65 40   35 55 27 23
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE       S     S      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5      20    50      40    10

$$

TXZ026-151015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      31          71          38          87          58
Temp          59 59 48 40 36 31 45 60 69 71 56 49 43 38 56 77 86 85 72 67 63 58
Dewpt         15 13 15 14 14 13 12 15 18 20 21 24 27 26 31 31 29 28 31 34 39 39
Max/Min RH                   47          14          62          12          49
RH            18 16 27 34 40 47 26 17 14 14 25 38 52 61 39 19 13 13 22 30 41 49
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW NW NW  S SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      32 27 11  6  6  6 10  8  5  5  9  6  8  8 12 17 21 21 20 20 19 16
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  4  5  5  9  7 14 13 18 21 23
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
Wind           Y
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     3     3     2     2     3     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        9100  5500   100  4300  7400  4300     0  3100  9600  4000   400
T Wind Dir       NW    NW    NW    NW     W    SE     E    SE    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       42    10     6    12    11     6     4    11    27    21    16
RFTI           4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  3  3  1  1  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          93      50    76      46    76      54    73      49    72
Temp          88 91   68 50 70 75   56 46 70 74   59 54 68 71   56 49 67 70
Dewpt         28 22   17 14 21 19   21 31 32 34   43 54 56 55   48 37 34 33
Min/Max RH        8      23    12      55    21     100    54      78    24
RH            12  8   14 23 15 12   26 55 24 23   56100 65 57   75 63 29 25
PWind Dir        SW      NW     N       E    SE      SE     S       S    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5      20    50      40    10

$$

TXZ043-151015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      33          73          44          89          57
Temp          66 65 51 44 37 33 49 62 72 73 58 51 48 45 63 81 88 86 70 66 61 57
Dewpt         16 13 13 14 13 12 10 13 15 14 16 23 25 28 34 32 30 26 33 37 39 43
Max/Min RH                   43          10          52          11          60
RH            14 13 21 30 36 42 21 14 11 10 19 33 40 52 34 17 12 11 25 34 44 60
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N SW  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      26 21  6  4  4  4  5  4  5  6  6  6  8  8 14 18 21 21 19 17 16 14
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     10  1  2  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  2  4  6  3  9  6 16 10 23
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
Wind           Y
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     2     2     2     3     3     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       11400  7600   100  5100  7300  4400   100  4600  9700  4000   500
T Wind Dir       NW     N    NW    NW     W    SE     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       40     9     5    11     9     8     5    16    29    23    17
RFTI           5  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  3  4  1  0  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          93      52    78      48    79      57    79      53    77
Temp          87 91   70 52 71 76   57 48 73 77   62 57 73 78   61 53 72 75
Dewpt         31 20   25 22 21 17   25 34 36 40   52 56 57 54   51 34 34 32
Min/Max RH        7      31    10      57    22      96    43      69    19
RH            14  7   18 31 15 11   29 57 26 27   70 96 56 44   69 48 25 21
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       E    SE      SE     S      SW     W
Wind Char       15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      20    50      40     5

$$

TXZ035-151015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      31          71          43          87          57
Temp          62 62 49 40 35 31 45 61 70 71 56 51 46 44 59 78 86 84 71 66 62 57
Dewpt         17 16 15 14 13 12 14 17 16 16 16 20 24 25 30 24 19 13 24 30 35 36
Max/Min RH                   45          12          49           7          45
RH            17 17 25 33 40 45 28 18 12 12 20 30 42 47 34 14  8  7 17 25 37 45
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      25 19  8  4  4  4  5  5  9 10  9  9  9  9 13 19 21 23 19 20 18 13
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL FW FW FW CL FW
Clouds(%)     22  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  3  4  4  3  7  8  3 13  9 16  5 17
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     2     2     2     3     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       10800  7100   200  5200  7300  4200   100  4800 12300  6500   400
T Wind Dir       NW     N     N    NW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       34     9     5     6    10     9     9    18    28    17    16
RFTI           3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  6  1  1  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          89      47    74      46    75      54    76      47    73
Temp          83 85   61 47 66 73   53 46 69 72   59 54 69 73   55 47 66 70
Dewpt         21 12   15 17 16 12   19 32 37 45   49 54 51 22   22 29 28 25
Min/Max RH        6      30     9      58    29     100    14      49    17
RH            10  6   16 30 14 10   26 58 30 38   71100 52 14   27 49 24 18
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    10      20    40      30     5

$$

TXZ031-151015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      31          74          40          90          56
Temp          62 61 49 41 35 31 46 61 71 73 57 50 46 40 60 80 88 88 72 66 62 56
Dewpt         16 13 15 15 13 12 12 17 19 19 21 24 26 26 32 31 29 25 32 35 38 40
Max/Min RH                   46          13          57          10          55
RH            17 15 26 35 40 46 25 18 14 13 25 36 47 56 35 17 12 10 23 32 42 55
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW  N  W  S SE  S  S SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      31 25  9  5  6  5  9  5  4  5  8  6  6  6 10 17 21 21 20 21 21 16
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      9  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2  4  3  8  8 13 14 20 25 22
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
Wind           Y
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     3     2     2     2     3     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt        9500  5900   200  4400  8200  5400   200  3600 10500  4100   500
T Wind Dir       NW     N    NW    NW     W     S    SE     S    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd       42    10     5    14    11     8     5    12    28    24    20
RFTI           4  4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  4  5  1  2  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          94      50    77      46    78      55    76      50    75
Temp          88 92   68 50 71 75   55 46 72 76   60 55 71 74   57 50 69 72
Dewpt         29 19   18 19 20 17   21 32 35 35   45 55 57 54   49 36 34 33
Min/Max RH        7      29    10      58    21     100    48      73    21
RH            12  7   15 29 15 11   27 58 26 23   56100 60 49   72 58 27 23
PWind Dir        SW       W     N       E    SE      SE     S      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5      20    50      40    10

$$

TXZ029-151015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
144 PM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

Date           04/14/18      Sun 04/15/18            Mon 04/16/18            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      28          70          40          85          53
Temp          58 59 45 38 31 28 44 60 68 69 54 48 44 41 57 76 84 83 67 62 58 53
Dewpt         17 14 15 13 12 11 16 18 18 17 17 21 23 25 30 22 20 10 19 25 33 33
Max/Min RH                   48          13          53           6          48
RH            20 17 30 35 44 48 32 19 15 13 23 34 43 53 35 13  9  6 16 24 39 46
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N NW NW NW  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW SW  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd      26 23  6  4  3  4  5  5  9  8  6  9  9  8 13 18 21 21 18 16 14 12
Clouds        FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     14  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  9  7 11  6 15 13 17  6 15
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
Freeze                  W  W  W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            2     2     2     2     3     3     5     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       10400  6500   200  6200  8100  4700   200  8300 12900  7300   300
T Wind Dir       NW     N    NW    NW     W     S     S    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd       40    10     5    10    11     9    10    19    29    17    14
RFTI           4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  5  6  1  0  0  0


Date           04/17  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          88      43    72      43    73      51    74      45    70
Temp          83 84   58 43 64 69   51 44 67 70   55 51 67 71   52 45 64 67
Dewpt         19 12   12 17 15 11   18 30 37 43   46 51 51 18   22 29 27 25
Min/Max RH        6      35     9      58    30     100    13      53    19
RH             9  7   16 35 15 10   27 58 33 38   72100 57 13   30 53 24 20
PWind Dir        SW      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S      SW    NW
Wind Char       15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   CL CL CL CL   CL FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5    10      20    40      30     5

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dewpt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20 ft. Wind Direction
Wind Dir Deg(degrees)...............20 ft. Wind Direction in Tens of Degrees
                                    Relative to Due North.
     Example: 09 = 90 Degrees = East; 18 = 180 Degrees = South;
              27 = 270 Degrees = West; 36 = 360 Degrees = North
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft. Wind Speed
Wind Gust(MPH)......................20 ft. Wind Gust
Wind Chill..........................Wind Chill Temperature
Heat Index..........................Heat Index
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability of Measurable Precipitation
QPF 12Hr(in)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain SHWRS.....Rain Showers
       TSTMS..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       SnowSHWRS......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       FRZG Rain......Freezing Rain
       FRZG DRZL......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       O..............Occasional
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
OBVIS...............................Obstruction to Visibility
     TYPE...
       F..............Fog
       PF.............Patchy Fog
       F+.............Dense Fog
       H..............Haze
       BS.............Blowing Snow
       K..............Smoke
       BD.............Blowing Dust
       AF.............Volcanic Ashfall
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Mix Hgt(feet AGL)...................Mixing Height
T Wind Dir(8 point compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Dispersion..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (Inches Mercury)...........Station Pressure
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Ceiling (ft)........................Ceiling
Stability (CAT).....................Pasquil Turner Stability
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dwpt................................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions


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