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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

TXZ024-172215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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                      90          63          93          65          92
Temp          66 64 76 86 90 78 69 67 65 63 74 86 93 91 76 72 68 65 75 86 91 89
Dewpt         60 59 61 59 60 61 61 60 60 59 60 57 52 49 46 47 46 48 47 45 43 44
Min/Max RH                   37          91          23          53          19
RH            82 83 60 40 37 59 73 77 84 88 62 37 25 24 35 41 45 53 37 24 19 21
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S SE  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  W SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  6 11 13 17 13 14 13  9  9 14 14 17 14 13 12 13 13 13  8 12 10
Clouds        FW SC SC SC SC B2 B2 B1 FW FW FW SC SC SC FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     23 42 35 28 36 76 71 51 24 20 22 32 35 26 14  9  2  4 10 22 25 48
PoP 12hr                     60          40          20          10          20
QPF 12hr                   0.16        0.07        0.10           0        0.03
Rain SHWRS              L  L  C  C  C  C        S  S                    S  S  C
TSTMS                   L  L  C  C  C  C        S  S                    S  S  C
LAL                     2     4     4     4     1     2     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     3     5     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              5800 11000  1600  1400  3200 10100  7000   100  2900  9800
T Wind Dir             SE     S     E    SE     S     S     S    SW    NW     S
T Wind Spd             18    17    33    24    16    20    17    12    10    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          60    78      61    81      63    85      66    89
Temp          69 60 72 76   64 61 77 78   66 63 80 82   70 66 84 87
Dewpt         56 53 53 56   60 60 57 57   61 62 60 58   62 63 60 59
Max/Min RH       80    44      96    43      96    40      89    37
RH            64 78 52 50   87 95 51 48   85 95 51 44   74 88 45 40
PWind Dir        SE    NE      SE    SE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      50    40      40    30      30    20

$$

TXZ026-172215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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          65          94          68          93
Temp          66 64 75 88 91 83 73 70 68 65 77 89 94 91 79 74 73 68 79 89 93 89
Dewpt         61 62 66 63 64 62 65 62 62 62 63 63 57 54 53 54 56 56 55 54 52 52
Min/Max RH                   41          90          28          65          25
RH            83 93 73 44 41 49 76 76 81 90 63 42 29 28 40 49 56 65 43 31 25 28
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       4  5  9 13 17 14 13 13 10  9 13 16 19 14 16 16 14 13 13 11 13 13
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW B1 B2 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC FW B1
Clouds(%)     32 42 39 25 25 65 77 59 45 24 25 32 51 41 23 18 10  9 15 29 22 62
PoP 12hr                     30          50          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.08        0.05        0.01        0.04
Rain SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     1     2     2     2     1     3
Haines                  4     4     3     3     6     5     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              5700  8300  3000   500  4100  7600  4800   300  2900  9300
T Wind Dir             SE    SE     E    SE     S     S    SE     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             18    27    24    18    18    24    20    12     9    11
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          63    81      63    83      64    87      67    91
Temp          72 63 76 79   68 63 79 81   68 64 83 84   73 67 87 89
Dewpt         60 58 60 58   61 61 63 59   63 63 66 61   62 63 65 61
Max/Min RH       84    46      93    45      97    44      87    37
RH            67 84 59 49   80 92 58 47   83 95 57 46   69 86 48 39
PWind Dir        SE    NE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B1 B1   B2 OV B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    40      50    40      40    30      30    20

$$

TXZ043-172215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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          67          95          70          94
Temp          69 67 81 92 96 89 79 73 70 67 78 91 95 92 83 78 74 70 80 90 94 91
Dewpt         59 59 61 58 58 57 60 61 61 60 60 56 51 51 50 54 55 58 58 57 56 56
Min/Max RH                   28          80          23          66          28
RH            69 76 51 32 28 34 54 65 75 80 54 31 23 25 32 44 52 66 47 33 28 31
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S SE  E  E SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4  5  9 12 14 13 13 12  9  8 13 17 19 14 12 13 10 12 13 12 13 13
Clouds        FW SC FW FW SC B2 B1 SC SC SC FW SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B2
Clouds(%)     18 33 20 19 35 73 69 40 28 31 22 31 54 48 21 18 12 17 19 28 33 71
PoP 12hr                     30          50          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.09        0.11        0.02           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     1     2     2     2     1     2
Haines                  4     4     3     4     4     4     4     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              6500 10800  6300   900  5400  9300  5400   400  6600 10000
T Wind Dir              S     S    NE     E     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             14    25    27    19    20    28    19    11    17    18
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          65    82      64    84      66    88      67    89
Temp          73 65 77 80   69 64 80 82   71 66 82 85   73 67 84 88
Dewpt         61 62 59 57   61 61 60 58   62 62 62 59   62 62 62 60
Max/Min RH       89    42      90    42      89    39      84    38
RH            66 89 54 45   77 90 51 44   73 88 50 41   70 84 47 40
PWind Dir        SE     E       E    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    30      50    40      30    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-172215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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                      93          64          94          64          92
Temp          66 63 76 89 91 84 74 70 67 64 76 88 94 91 78 73 68 64 77 87 92 89
Dewpt         57 56 58 54 54 53 56 58 58 57 56 49 37 33 29 35 38 43 40 34 32 33
Min/Max RH                   27          78          12          46          11
RH            72 78 53 31 29 34 54 66 73 78 51 26 14 13 16 25 33 46 27 15 12 14
Wind Dir      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       8 10 13 13 17 16 19 16 13 11 14 16 18 18 13 13 12 12 11  9 13 13
Clouds        FW SC FW SC B1 B1 SC SC FW SC FW SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW B1
Clouds(%)     18 36 24 30 55 62 49 36 17 32 22 33 16 15  6  5  6  6 14 20 14 54
PoP 12hr                     40          30          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.16        0.06        0.03           0        0.01
Rain SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C                                      C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C                                      C
LAL                     2     4     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     2
Haines                  5     4     3     5     6     6     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt             10400 16500  8900  1400  4800 18300 11500   100 13300 18200
T Wind Dir              S    SW     E    SE     S    SW    SW    SW    SW    SW
T Wind Spd             19    23    23    19    16    23    11     9    11    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  1


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          60    77      60    80      63    85      65    87
Temp          70 60 72 74   64 60 76 77   67 63 80 83   71 65 82 85
Dewpt         50 55 55 56   58 58 57 56   60 60 60 57   61 62 59 57
Max/Min RH       84    47      93    44      90    39      90    36
RH            49 84 56 53   80 92 51 48   78 90 51 41   71 90 45 39
PWind Dir        SE     E      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    40      50    30      50    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-172215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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                      93          65          95          68          95
Temp          67 64 78 89 93 83 74 72 69 66 78 89 95 91 79 75 73 68 81 90 95 92
Dewpt         61 60 63 61 60 61 62 62 60 61 61 59 53 52 52 53 55 56 54 52 51 52
Min/Max RH                   33          85          24          65          23
RH            80 89 60 39 33 47 67 71 74 83 56 36 24 26 39 46 55 65 39 27 23 27
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S
Wind Spd       4  5 10 13 16 13 13 13  8  8 13 16 18 14 14 14 13 13 13 12 13 13
Clouds        SC SC SC FW FW B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW SC B1 SC SC FW CL FW FW SC FW B1
Clouds(%)     29 42 37 22 22 65 68 56 42 25 24 33 55 45 27 16  5  8 14 27 21 60
PoP 12hr                     30          50          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.07        0.04        0.01        0.03
Rain SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C        S  S  S  S  S  S        S  S  C
LAL                     1     3     4     4     1     2     2     2     1     3
Haines                  4     4     3     3     5     4     6     6     6     5
Mix Hgt              6500  9600  4600   800  4100  8800  5500   400  4400 11800
T Wind Dir              S    SE     E    SE     S     S     S     S    SW     S
T Wind Spd             20    27    34    17    14    25    20    13    10    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          63    82      63    84      65    88      67    91
Temp          73 63 77 80   68 63 79 81   70 65 83 85   73 67 87 89
Dewpt         60 58 57 58   60 61 60 58   62 62 63 60   62 62 63 60
Max/Min RH       86    43      92    41      90    40      85    36
RH            63 84 50 47   75 92 52 45   76 89 50 43   68 84 44 38
PWind Dir        SE    NE      SE    SE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 B1   B2 OV B2 B1   SC B1 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    30      50    40      40    30      30    20

$$

TXZ029-172215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
358 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

Date             Thu 05/17/18            Fri 05/18/18            Sat 05/19/18
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                      90          61          92          59          90
Temp          63 59 74 84 86 78 68 67 64 61 74 86 92 89 76 70 65 59 73 84 89 87
Dewpt         58 56 60 56 57 56 59 58 58 57 58 53 42 37 33 37 35 42 42 38 33 32
Min/Max RH                   33          87          16          53          13
RH            85 90 62 38 37 47 72 74 81 87 57 32 18 16 21 30 33 53 32 20 13 14
Wind Dir      SE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  S SW SW SW SW  S
Wind Spd       6  8 13 13 14 16 16 14 11  9 14 13 16 16 12 11 10 11 10  6 11 11
Clouds        FW SC FW FW SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC
Clouds(%)     18 29 17 23 45 64 53 39 14 20 18 25 20 16  6  4  3  4  9 18 13 49
PoP 12hr                     50          30          10          10          10
QPF 12hr                   0.12        0.06        0.05           0        0.02
Rain SHWRS              C  C  C  C  C  C                                      C
TSTMS                   C  C  C  C  C  C                                      C
LAL                     2     4     3     3     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     4     5     6     5     6     6     6     6
Mix Hgt              8400 15900  2000  1300  3100 18300 12100   100  4600 18700
T Wind Dir              S     S     E    SE     S     S    SW    SW     W     S
T Wind Spd             19    20    37    21    14    23    11    10     6    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 05/20/18  Mon 05/21/18  Tue 05/22/18  Wed 05/23/18
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          56    75      58    79      60    83      62    86
Temp          67 56 69 73   62 58 74 77   65 60 78 81   68 62 82 84
Dewpt         49 52 53 54   57 57 57 54   59 59 59 56   60 60 59 57
Max/Min RH       86    47      96    43      96    40      93    37
RH            53 86 57 51   83 95 55 45   81 95 52 42   75 93 46 40
PWind Dir        SE     E      SE    SE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B1 B1 B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   B1 B2 B1 SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    30      50    30      50    30      30    20

$$

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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