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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

TXZ024-232230-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      75          50          80          43          62
Temp             44 55 66 73 75 61 57 53 50 63 76 80 69 55 50 47 44 44 51 59 61
Dewpt            39 42 42 42 43 44 44 44 45 49 51 51 51 46 43 41 39 38 36 35 35
Min/Max RH                   32          83          37          82          36
RH               81 61 42 34 32 53 60 71 83 60 42 37 53 73 76 79 81 78 57 40 38
Wind Dir         NW  E SE  S SE SE SE  S SE SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  3  4  4  8  5  5  4  4  9  8  9 20 20 18 17 16 13 12 10 10
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL FW SC FW FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW
Clouds(%)        18 14  6  5  4 10 27 25 13 16 34 62 66 85 90 97 95 92 72 35 16
PoP 12hr                      0           5          30          60          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.34        0.04
Rain SHWRS                                      C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     4     4     1
Haines                  3     3     3     4     5     4     3     3     2     4
Mix Hgt              4300  6800  4400   100  4400  9000  2000  1800  2200  5000
T Wind Dir              N     S    SE     S     S    SW     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              3     8     6     4    12    14    31    29    24    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          42    76      46    72      48    77      52    77
Temp          48 43 69 73   54 46 65 71   55 48 72 75   59 52 73 74
Dewpt         37 37 41 39   39 37 33 33   36 37 39 39   39 43 45 45
Max/Min RH       79    27      72    24      65    25      73    32
RH            65 78 37 30   56 72 30 25   48 65 31 28   48 73 37 36
PWind Dir        SE     W       N    NE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5    10      20     0      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ026-232230-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      76          51          80          45          63
Temp             45 58 68 74 75 64 58 54 51 66 76 80 72 57 50 47 45 46 51 60 62
Dewpt            42 46 46 44 43 45 46 47 48 51 54 52 51 49 46 44 43 42 40 38 37
Min/Max RH                   31          89          38          93          38
RH               89 64 45 34 32 50 64 77 89 58 46 38 48 75 86 89 93 86 66 44 39
Wind Dir         NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  4  3  4  6  6  5  5 11 10  6 13 17 18 18 16 13 12 11 11
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW SC FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW
Clouds(%)        20  7  8  5  4  5 24 24 27 23 31 53 82 90 91 97 96 93 77 34 20
PoP 12hr                      0           5          20          70          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.56        0.08
Rain SHWRS                                      C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     5     5     4     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              5000  6100  3900   100  4900  8300  1900  1700  1900  4300
T Wind Dir              N     W    SE    SE    SE    SE     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              8     3     6     4    17    12    25    28    23    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          43    76      46    73      48    77      52    77
Temp          50 44 67 74   55 46 66 71   56 48 72 75   60 52 76 76
Dewpt         39 39 44 39   40 39 35 34   37 39 41 39   40 44 47 46
Max/Min RH       86    27      76    24      71    26      74    33
RH            66 82 43 28   57 76 32 26   49 71 33 27   47 74 36 34
PWind Dir         N     W       N     N      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5     5      20     0       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ043-232230-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      78          53          88          46          62
Temp             45 59 70 77 78 65 60 56 53 69 82 88 79 64 55 50 46 49 53 60 61
Dewpt            39 43 41 40 41 42 44 45 45 49 51 51 53 57 50 47 44 43 39 38 37
Min/Max RH                   26          76          28          93          39
RH               78 56 35 27 27 44 55 68 76 50 34 28 40 78 83 91 93 80 60 44 41
Wind Dir          N NE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE SE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  4  4  5  6  6  5  4 10  9 10 16 20 21 18 18 14 12  8  9
Clouds           FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC
Clouds(%)        15 13  8  7  4  3  5 10 19 17 32 53 85 90 89 92 95 94 91 67 47
PoP 12hr                      0           0          40          70          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.19        0.31        0.06
Rain SHWRS                                      C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     2     4     5     5     4     1
Haines                  4     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              5100  6500  3900   100  5500 13000  3100  2000  1700  3000
T Wind Dir              N    SW    SE    SE     S     S    NE     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              5     4     6     5    13    13    29    27    25    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          44    78      48    75      50    79      55    79
Temp          50 45 69 76   57 48 69 73   57 50 73 77   62 55 73 77
Dewpt         38 38 39 36   39 38 33 32   36 37 38 37   41 45 45 43
Max/Min RH       79    22      70    21      61    22      69    28
RH            63 76 33 23   51 68 27 22   46 61 28 24   46 69 37 30
PWind Dir        NW    SW      NE    NE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         10     5      20     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ035-232230-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      77          52          82          43          62
Temp             45 57 67 75 76 65 60 55 52 66 78 79 72 57 51 45 43 45 52 59 61
Dewpt            37 39 39 37 38 39 41 42 43 49 49 46 48 44 43 40 39 37 35 34 33
Min/Max RH                   24          71          29          86          33
RH               73 51 36 25 25 38 49 61 71 54 36 31 42 62 74 82 86 73 52 39 35
Wind Dir         NE SE  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S SE NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  5  6  9 11 10 11  8  6  9  8  9 16 25 20 20 19 16 12 10 11
Clouds           SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC SC
Clouds(%)        27 15 10 16 13 11 13  4 12 12 29 61 63 70 81 94 95 89 82 48 26
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.10        0.13           0
Rain SHWRS                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     4     3     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     5     5     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              5000  7200  4400   200  7100 16600  2000  1700  2300  4600
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SE    SE     S     W     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              5    11    10     8    11    13    29    29    24    16
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          43    75      44    70      48    76      51    76
Temp          48 44 68 71   53 44 64 68   53 48 70 73   57 51 70 74
Dewpt         34 36 38 35   37 36 31 31   35 35 38 36   40 43 45 41
Max/Min RH       73    24      73    22      60    23      74    28
RH            58 73 33 27   54 73 29 25   50 60 31 26   53 74 41 30
PWind Dir        SE     W      NE     E      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC B1   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5    10      20     5      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ031-232230-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      77          51          83          45          64
Temp             45 59 70 76 77 64 58 54 51 66 79 83 74 59 52 49 45 46 51 61 63
Dewpt            39 43 43 41 41 42 45 45 46 49 51 50 51 51 47 45 42 41 38 36 37
Min/Max RH                   27          84          33          89          37
RH               80 55 38 28 28 45 60 72 84 55 39 33 45 74 82 86 89 82 61 41 38
Wind Dir         NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S SE SE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  4  3  4  5  6  4  4 12 10  6 13 16 18 18 17 14 12 10 10
Clouds           FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW
Clouds(%)        21  8  7  4  4  5 17 24 23 17 32 54 82 91 90 97 96 94 81 41 22
PoP 12hr                      0           0          30          70          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.52        0.08
Rain SHWRS                                      C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           C  C  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     5     5     4     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     4     4     4     3     3     2
Mix Hgt              5100  6500  4100   200  5300  8600  2800  2100  2000  4000
T Wind Dir              N    SW    SE    SE     S    SE     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              6     4     6     5    14    11    21    27    23    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          42    78      47    74      49    79      53    78
Temp          49 43 69 75   57 47 67 72   57 49 73 76   60 53 75 76
Dewpt         39 38 42 39   39 39 34 33   36 38 39 39   40 44 46 45
Max/Min RH       86    26      73    22      66    24      71    31
RH            68 83 37 27   51 73 29 24   47 66 29 26   47 71 36 34
PWind Dir         N     W       N    NE      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5     5      20     0      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ029-232230-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
606 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Date             Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18            Wed 04/25/18
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                      75          49          77          41          61
Temp             45 55 66 73 73 61 56 52 49 63 73 76 66 50 46 43 41 43 51 58 60
Dewpt            37 41 40 39 40 42 42 43 43 50 50 49 50 45 41 39 38 38 35 34 34
Min/Max RH                   27          80          37          89          36
RH               73 59 38 29 30 49 59 71 80 62 44 39 56 83 83 86 89 82 54 40 37
Wind Dir          N SE  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  E NE NE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N
Wind Spd          4  4  5  8 10  8  9  6  6  9  6 11 19 23 20 19 18 16 13 10 11
Clouds           FW FW CL FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV B2 SC FW
Clouds(%)        23  9  4  6  4 12 15  6  8  7 24 54 56 72 83 95 95 89 74 39 14
PoP 12hr                      0           0          20          40          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.07        0.20           0
Rain SHWRS                                      S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS                                           S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     3     4     4     3     1
Haines                  3     3     4     4     5     4     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              5000  7300  4600   200  5800 13200  2100  1700  2200  4700
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SE     S    SW     W     N     N     N     N
T Wind Spd              3    11    10     9    11    13    32    29    24    14
RFTI              0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18  Sun 04/29/18
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          41    74      42    70      46    75      50    75
Temp          46 42 67 70   50 42 64 67   52 46 69 71   57 50 71 71
Dewpt         35 35 40 38   37 37 31 33   35 36 39 37   39 43 45 42
Max/Min RH       76    28      82    23      68    26      77    32
RH            65 76 37 31   61 82 29 28   52 68 33 29   51 77 39 35
PWind Dir        SE     W      NE    NE       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5    10      20     5      10    10      10    10

$$

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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