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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

TXZ024-222245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      67          44          75          50          71
Temp          45 42 50 62 67 67 55 49 46 44 54 65 73 74 61 56 52 49 58 69 68 62
Dewpt         42 40 41 41 39 39 38 38 38 39 43 43 43 44 45 45 44 45 48 49 48 45
Min/Max RH                   36          82          33          83          45
RH            91 93 73 48 37 37 53 63 74 82 66 45 35 34 54 64 70 83 66 50 45 53
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  N
Wind Spd       5  6 10 10  9  8  4  3  2  3  4  4  5  8  8  5  5  5  8  6 13 21
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW CL FW FW SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     47 30 15 22 11  6  4 12 22 27 14  6  8  8  7 30 28 21 17 37 57 69
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  C
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     4     4     2     3     3     4     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              6100  6500  3800   300  4600  6600  4300   200  4600  6500
T Wind Dir             NW     N    NE     N    SE     S    SE    SE    SW     N
T Wind Spd             13    11     4     3     5    11     9     5     5    16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          46    64      45    73      46    70      48    73
Temp          52 46 57 64   48 46 67 68   52 46 67 68   53 48 70 71
Dewpt         43 41 40 38   39 41 45 44   41 38 35 35   38 40 46 43
Max/Min RH       82    38      84    37      76    27      74    35
RH            76 82 53 40   67 82 44 40   64 73 34 30   57 74 45 39
PWind Dir         N     N       S    SW      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV B2 SC   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    30       5    20      30    10      30    30

$$

TXZ026-222245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      68          45          75          52          74
Temp          45 43 52 61 66 66 55 51 47 45 57 68 74 74 62 59 54 51 64 72 72 67
Dewpt         42 42 43 42 40 37 40 42 41 42 45 46 44 44 44 46 47 47 50 52 51 47
Min/Max RH                   33          89          33          83          44
RH            89 96 71 48 37 33 55 70 80 89 63 45 35 34 50 63 74 82 66 52 44 48
Wind Dir       N NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  N
Wind Spd       8  8 13 13 11 10  5  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  8  8  5  5 10  9 14 20
Clouds        SC FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2
Clouds(%)     43 25 15 21  5  4  1  4 12 23  9 11  4  5  3 20 36 33 32 37 62 70
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  2     4     4     3     3     3     3     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              5800  6500  3800   100  5100  6200  3900   100  4900  8200
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N     N    SW    SE    SE    SE    SE
T Wind Spd             18    14     6     4     4     4     8     5    13    13
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          48    65      45    73      47    71      48    74
Temp          55 48 59 65   51 46 67 70   54 47 67 70   55 49 70 73
Dewpt         45 43 43 39   42 41 46 44   43 40 37 35   39 41 46 44
Max/Min RH       83    38      86    36      79    27      77    35
RH            74 83 56 40   71 85 46 39   65 76 35 29   57 77 43 37
PWind Dir         N     N      SE    SW      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV B2 SC   FW FW SC SC   B1 SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    30       5    10      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ043-222245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      71          45          78          53          82
Temp          46 44 54 64 69 69 57 53 49 46 58 69 76 76 64 60 55 53 67 78 79 71
Dewpt         43 41 41 38 38 37 37 38 38 40 43 42 40 41 43 45 45 46 49 50 48 50
Min/Max RH                   30          80          26          76          32
RH            89 92 59 38 31 30 45 57 67 80 58 37 28 29 46 55 66 76 54 39 32 42
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N  N NE NE  N  N NE  E SE SE  E SE SE SE  S SE  E NE
Wind Spd       5  5  8 10 10  9  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  6  8  5  4 10  8 13 19
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL FW FW FW SC B1 B2
Clouds(%)     37 27 15 14 15 11 10 10  4 15 18 13 10  8  4  5 19 19 17 39 65 76
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                                             C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     4     4
Haines                  2     3     3     2     3     4     4     4     5     4
Mix Hgt              5700  7800  4600   200  5000  5900  3700   100  5700 14900
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE    NE     E     S    SE    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd             12    12     5     4     4     6     9     5    12    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          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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    64      46    76      49    72      50    75
Temp          56 49 58 63   50 47 70 73   57 49 69 72   57 51 73 73
Dewpt         46 45 43 41   42 41 44 44   45 41 37 37   38 42 45 43
Max/Min RH       84    43      83    32      76    28      72    33
RH            69 84 58 45   70 81 41 34   65 73 33 31   51 72 38 36
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE     S       E    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV OV B1   SC FW SC SC   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    40       5     5      40    20      30    30

$$

TXZ035-222245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      69          45          77          52          75
Temp          42 41 50 61 67 67 57 51 47 45 56 68 76 77 65 60 55 52 62 72 73 66
Dewpt         39 38 40 39 38 37 38 37 36 36 40 40 39 39 40 43 43 45 48 47 45 44
Min/Max RH                   32          71          25          77          34
RH            89 89 69 42 33 33 50 57 63 70 52 35 27 27 40 55 64 77 63 42 34 44
Wind Dir       N  N NW  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S NE NE  N
Wind Spd       5  6  6  6  5  6  8  6  4  4  8  8  9 10 10 12  9  6  9  9 16 23
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     35 31 11  9 15 16 11 11 32 36 14 12 13 17 21 15  9 16  7 35 55 61
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5100  8200  5400   200  4700  7400  4500   200  4800  9400
T Wind Dir             NW     N     E     E    SE     S    SE    SE    SW     N
T Wind Spd              8     8     8     4    10    12    11     8     8    12
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          47    63      45    74      46    69      47    73
Temp          51 46 57 62   49 44 68 71   54 46 67 69   53 47 70 71
Dewpt         43 41 38 36   39 39 43 43   43 38 35 35   39 41 44 40
Max/Min RH       79    36      79    33      77    27      79    32
RH            74 79 48 38   67 77 41 38   69 73 32 32   61 77 42 34
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE     S      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 OV OV B1   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         30    20       5    10      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ031-222245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      70          44          77          51          76
Temp          46 43 53 62 67 67 56 52 48 45 57 68 75 76 64 58 54 51 64 73 73 67
Dewpt         42 40 42 40 37 37 38 40 40 40 44 43 42 43 42 46 45 47 49 50 48 47
Min/Max RH                   30          86          29          84          38
RH            87 89 62 42 31 31 51 63 76 86 60 40 31 31 46 63 71 84 61 45 38 45
Wind Dir      NW NW  N  N  N  N NE NE  N NW  N NE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  N
Wind Spd       6  6 11 12 11  9  5  4  3  4  4  4  4  4  8  6  5  5 10  8 14 21
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL FW SC SC FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     45 26 13 23  6  4  2  5 15 20 11  9  5  5  3 17 35 27 22 36 62 69
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           5          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  L
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S  L
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     3     3
Haines                  2     4     4     3     3     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              6000  6700  3900   200  5200  6400  4100   200  4800  8400
T Wind Dir              N     N    NE     N     N    SW    SE    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd             17    14     5     4     3     5     9     6    12    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          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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          48    65      45    75      47    71      49    75
Temp          56 48 60 65   51 45 68 72   56 47 69 71   57 49 73 75
Dewpt         45 43 43 40   42 41 45 44   43 39 37 35   38 41 46 44
Max/Min RH       83    39      86    34      77    27      74    34
RH            71 83 56 41   70 84 44 36   63 74 34 29   55 73 43 37
PWind Dir         N     N       S    SW      NE    NE      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 OV B2 B1   FW FW SC B1   B1 SC SC FW   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         50    30       5    10      30    20      30    30

$$

TXZ029-222245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
300 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Date             Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18            Tue 04/24/18
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                      66          43          75          49          71
Temp          43 40 50 60 65 64 53 49 45 44 55 67 73 73 61 57 53 49 60 69 68 63
Dewpt         40 39 42 41 41 39 39 37 37 38 42 42 41 42 43 43 43 44 49 47 45 44
Min/Max RH                   38          82          30          82          40
RH            89 96 77 48 41 38 59 65 73 82 62 41 31 32 53 61 71 82 67 46 40 51
Wind Dir       N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  E  E SE  S  S  S SE SE  S SE  S NE NE  N
Wind Spd       4  5  8  8  6  6  6  4  3  3  6  6  9 10  9  9  8  5  9 11 16 20
Clouds        SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC B1 B1
Clouds(%)     46 36  8 13 14 14 11 17 30 35 13  5  8 13 18 20  8 10 10 33 54 59
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0          20
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS                                                        S  S  S  S  C
TSTMS                                                             S  S  S  S
Obvis            PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     2
Haines                  2     2     2     3     3     3     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt              5600  7600  4700   200  5000  7200  4600   300  4100  5400
T Wind Dir             NW     N     E     E     S     S    SE     S     W     N
T Wind Spd             10     9     5     3     8    12    12     9    10    21
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18  Sat 04/28/18
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    62      43    71      44    68      45    72
Temp          50 44 56 61   48 44 66 67   51 44 64 66   50 46 69 70
Dewpt         42 39 38 35   38 38 45 44   41 37 34 34   39 40 43 41
Max/Min RH       84    37      82    39      79    27      82    34
RH            80 82 52 39   69 79 46 45   68 76 34 34   67 80 41 38
PWind Dir        NE    NE      SE    SW      NE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       15>   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 B2 B2 SC   FW SC SC B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr         40    20       5    20      30    10      30    30

$$

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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