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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

TXZ024-172215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      95          47          73          42          73
Temp          62 58 72 90 95 92 74 65 55 47 55 66 72 72 57 50 46 42 53 67 73 70
Dewpt         34 34 23 15 11  9  9 10  9  9 12 15 14 13 15 18 21 24 28 30 32 33
Min/Max RH                    4          21          10          50          22
RH            35 40 16  6  4  5  8 12 16 21 18 13 11 10 19 28 38 50 37 25 22 25
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      18 16 18 21 25 26 21 16 13 11 13 11  8  4  4  4  2  2  8 14 18 19
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     29 37 28 19 11  2  2  2  3  3  7 11 15 19 20 20 20 21 26 31 36 42
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              9600 13900  6300   300  7100  8000  5000   100  5500  6600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW     N     N    NE    NW     E    SE
T Wind Spd             23    37    16    10    21    12     3     4    13    19
RFTI           1  0  1  6  7  8  6  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          51    64      48    63      43    66      44    69
Temp          56 51 60 62   52 48 61 59   46 43 60 64   48 44 62 67
Dewpt         36 40 44 48   49 47 43 41   41 39 40 38   41 40 43 41
Max/Min RH       67    53     100    45      87    36      88    36
RH            48 65 56 60   91 99 52 52   82 85 48 39   74 87 50 38
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    SE       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 OV   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    50      70    30      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ026-172215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      98          50          75          43          74
Temp          64 60 72 91 97 93 76 67 58 50 60 69 74 73 60 53 48 43 57 70 74 70
Dewpt         37 35 28 22 17 14 14 14 12 11 15 19 18 17 19 22 25 27 29 31 33 35
Min/Max RH                    5          20          11          53          22
RH            37 39 19  8  5  5  9 13 16 20 17 15 12 12 20 29 40 53 33 24 22 27
Wind Dir       S SW SW SW SW SW  W NW  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      16 13 14 18 26 26 21 17 14 13 14 11  9  6  5  4  4  4  9 13 14 14
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     26 37 30 23 15  8  7  5  4  2  7 11 16 20 20 20 19 19 24 29 34 39
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              8400 13400  5800   200  7200  8300  5200     0  5700  6500
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N     N    NE     N     E    SE
T Wind Spd             18    35    17    11    25    14     4     5    12    14
RFTI           0  0  0  4  8  8  5  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          51    66      50    64      45    66      45    70
Temp          57 51 62 64   54 50 61 61   48 45 61 64   50 45 64 68
Dewpt         37 40 44 46   48 49 45 42   43 42 43 40   42 42 44 41
Max/Min RH       67    47      96    46      89    39      89    35
RH            47 66 51 51   80 96 55 50   81 89 52 41   74 88 48 37
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE    NE       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC B2 OV B2   OV B2 B2 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    50      70    50      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ043-172215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      96          53          76          46          76
Temp          64 61 73 90 96 93 78 70 60 53 64 71 75 74 61 56 50 47 61 72 76 73
Dewpt         39 40 32 25 15  9  9 12 12 13 16 19 18 17 20 23 26 28 30 32 33 35
Min/Max RH                    4          20          11          48          21
RH            40 46 22  9  5  4  7 11 15 20 15 14 11 12 20 28 39 48 31 23 21 25
Wind Dir       S  S SW SW SW SW  W  W NW  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  E  E  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd      14 13 14 19 24 23 18 12 11 11 16 13 10  6  5  4  2  1  6 13 16 17
Clouds        SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     27 37 32 26 21 15 13 11  8  6 13 20 27 34 32 30 28 26 32 38 43 49
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt              7700 11700  5000   100  5900  7600  4800   100  6000  6600
T Wind Dir             SW    SW    SW     N     N     N    NE    NW     E    SE
T Wind Spd             20    36    14     8    21    11     5     4    11    18
RFTI           0  0  0  4  7  6  5  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          54    69      53    72      46    69      46    72
Temp          59 54 64 67   57 53 67 69   52 46 62 67   53 46 66 70
Dewpt         39 42 44 47   51 51 42 38   42 40 40 37   41 41 41 40
Max/Min RH       64    42      96    29      79    31      83    31
RH            47 63 48 48   79 93 40 32   67 78 44 33   65 81 41 34
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     W       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC FW   FW SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    40      70    30       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ035-172215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      92          47          73          44          74
Temp          62 57 72 88 92 88 74 62 53 47 56 66 72 71 58 52 48 44 58 68 74 71
Dewpt         36 33 22 13  4  0  4  9  9  9 11 13 13 12 14 18 22 25 27 29 31 33
Min/Max RH                    3          21           9          46          20
RH            38 40 15  6  4  3  6 12 16 21 16 13 10 10 17 26 36 46 30 23 20 25
Wind Dir       S SW SW  W SW SW  W NW  N  N  N NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      19 13 18 23 27 31 24 14 11 10 13 11  6  4  5  8  6  6 12 17 21 23
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     29 37 29 20 12  3  3  2  2  1  7 13 19 25 25 25 24 24 33 42 51 60
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Obvis                  BD BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     5     5     4
Mix Hgt              8400 11200  5700   200  6300  7500  4800   100  6300  7000
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N     N     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             20    37    17    10    20     8     6     4    16    23
RFTI           0  0  2  6  8  8  7  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          52    65      48    67      42    68      44    71
Temp          56 52 60 63   54 48 63 64   47 42 61 66   50 44 64 68
Dewpt         38 42 44 48   48 45 37 34   38 37 39 36   38 38 42 41
Max/Min RH       69    51      91    29      82    31      79    34
RH            50 69 56 57   79 89 38 32   71 82 44 33   62 78 45 37
PWind Dir        SE    SE       S    NW       N     N       E     E
Wind Char       15>   15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         20    50      70    20       5     5       5     5

$$

TXZ031-172215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      99          50          77          44          77
Temp          64 61 74 94 99 95 79 69 58 50 61 70 76 75 61 55 48 44 59 71 77 74
Dewpt         38 36 28 22 15 11 12 13 11 10 15 19 18 16 18 21 24 27 30 32 33 34
Min/Max RH                    4          20          10          50          21
RH            38 39 19  7  5  4  8 11 15 19 16 14 11 11 18 27 38 50 33 23 21 23
Wind Dir      SW SW SW SW SW SW  W NW NW  N  N  N  N  N NE SE  E  E SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      17 16 16 19 26 27 21 16 13 12 14 12  9  6  5  4  3  2  8 13 16 16
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     27 37 30 23 15  8  7  5  4  2  7 12 17 22 22 21 21 20 25 30 35 40
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              9300 13600  5400   300  7100  8200  5200   200  6000  6700
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W    NW     N     N    NE     N     E    SE
T Wind Spd             19    37    17    10    24    14     4     4    12    16
RFTI           0  0  0  5  8  8  6  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          52    68      50    66      45    68      45    71
Temp          58 52 63 65   55 50 63 63   50 45 61 66   50 45 64 69
Dewpt         36 39 44 47   49 49 45 41   43 41 42 39   42 41 43 41
Max/Min RH       62    46      96    42      87    35      88    34
RH            43 61 49 51   80 96 52 45   80 85 49 37   72 87 47 37
PWind Dir        SE    SE      SE     E       N     N      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B2   OV B2 B1 B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         20    50      70    40      10     5       5     5

$$

TXZ029-172215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
308 AM CDT Tue Apr 17 2018

Date             Tue 04/17/18            Wed 04/18/18            Thu 04/19/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      91          44          70          39          71
Temp          57 53 70 88 91 88 70 60 50 44 54 63 69 68 52 47 42 40 54 66 71 68
Dewpt         34 30 21 13  7  5  6  9  9  9 11 12 11 11 13 17 21 24 26 28 30 32
Min/Max RH                    4          23          10          53          21
RH            42 41 16  6  4  4  8 13 18 23 18 13 10 11 21 30 43 53 33 24 22 26
Wind Dir      SW SW SW  W SW SW  W  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      16 11 17 21 25 27 21 13 11 10 13 10  5  2  4  5  5  5 11 17 20 21
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC SC B1
Clouds(%)     29 37 28 19 11  2  2  2  2  2  6 11 15 20 21 22 23 24 31 39 46 54
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                                    S
TSTMS                                                                         S
Obvis                  BD BD BD
Red Flag                W  W  W  W
Wind                    Y  Y  Y
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              8800 12400  6800   200  6500  7600  4900   100  6100  7200
T Wind Dir             SW    SW     W     N     N     N     E     E    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             23    40    16    10    21     9     5     4    13    21
RFTI           0  0  0  6  7  8  5  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  2


Date          Fri 04/20/18  Sat 04/21/18  Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          50    63      46    63      40    65      41    68
Temp          54 50 58 61   52 46 59 58   44 40 60 63   47 42 62 66
Dewpt         37 41 43 47   47 44 39 37   37 36 39 35   38 38 42 41
Max/Min RH       71    52      96    39      85    33      89    38
RH            52 71 57 61   82 93 47 45   76 84 46 35   72 87 48 41
PWind Dir        SE    SE       S    NW       N     N      NE     E
Wind Char       15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 OV   B2 B1 SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr         20    60      70    20       5     5       5     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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