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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

TXZ024-141030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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                      37          60          32          70          39
Temp          73 62 51 46 41 37 42 52 58 59 46 39 35 32 44 59 68 69 54 47 42 40
Dewpt         11 21 26 26 20 18 19 18 17 14 16 17 14 14 18 19 21 17 22 22 22 25
Max/Min RH                   48          17          47          14          55
RH             9 21 38 46 43 46 39 26 20 17 31 41 43 46 34 21 17 14 28 36 45 55
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW NW  N  N NW  S SE SE  S SE
Wind Spd      31 27 19 17 21 24 29 31 29 24  9  6  8  9 10  5  6  5  5  5  4  5
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     16 24 17 24 17 21  8 37  0  6  3  3  2  2  1  2  1  3  4  7  6  9
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            3     3     2     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt       11900  3500  3800  7300  9700  6000   200  6800  9800  6100   100
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW     S    NW
T Wind Spd       39    31    36    40    39    11     8    17    14     6     3
RFTI           7  4  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          85      57    88      47    73      46    75      52    75
Temp          74 83   63 57 82 85   61 47 66 72   53 46 69 73   57 52 70 72
Dewpt         30 23   36 39 29 20   20 23 20 18   23 30 33 35   42 44 48 35
Min/Max RH       10      54     9      38    12      53    22      74    26
RH            20 11   38 51 14  9   21 38 17 13   32 53 27 25   57 74 46 26
PWind Dir         S      SW    SW      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      20    40

$$

TXZ026-141030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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                      37          61          31          69          35
Temp          76 66 54 49 42 37 44 54 59 59 46 39 35 31 43 57 66 68 53 45 39 35
Dewpt         10 17 24 26 22 19 19 17 17 16 17 17 18 14 18 16 20 20 23 23 25 25
Max/Min RH                   48          17          52          15          66
RH             8 15 31 41 44 48 36 23 19 18 31 40 50 49 36 20 17 16 31 41 56 66
Wind Dir       W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N NW SW SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      31 27 20 18 23 24 28 31 29 25 10  9  9  9 13  9  6  5  8  6  5  6
Clouds        FW FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      6 25 15  5 18  0 23  3  0  8  3  1  3  4  3  2  0  2  3  6  6  9
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            3     3     3     2     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       11400  4600  4800  7400  9300  5900   100  4700  9200  5800     0
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    NW    SE     E
T Wind Spd       37    29    37    40    39    11     6    17    16     6     5
RFTI           8  5  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          84      58    90      49    75      46    77      53    74
Temp          71 82   65 58 83 87   64 49 68 73   54 46 71 75   58 53 69 71
Dewpt         34 30   39 39 35 28   23 22 23 22   26 30 33 36   44 47 50 46
Min/Max RH       14      49    11      34    14      53    21      80    38
RH            26 15   38 49 18 12   21 34 18 14   33 53 24 24   60 80 51 41
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NW     N       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       5     5       5     5      20    40

$$

TXZ043-141030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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                      41          65          34          71          40
Temp          78 70 56 51 46 41 50 59 64 64 51 44 39 34 49 61 69 69 54 48 44 41
Dewpt          9  1 13 22 23 19 22 19 17 15 16 16 16 17 17 15 17 15 20 22 22 26
Max/Min RH                   43          15          50          12          57
RH             7  6 18 32 39 41 33 21 16 15 25 31 39 49 28 17 14 12 26 36 43 57
Wind Dir       W  W NW NW NW NW  N NW NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N  W  S SE SE  S  S
Wind Spd      29 31 18 13 17 13 23 26 24 19  6  5  4  6  9  5  4  4  6  6  5  4
Clouds        CL CL CL FW FW FW B1 CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      0  0  2 12  7 22 56  3 14  1  0  3  1  1  0  1  1  3  2  3  3  5
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            4     3     4     4     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       12500  9100  1400  7400 10900  7000   100  5900  8500  5400   100
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    NW     W     S    SW
T Wind Spd       35    24    23    34    34    10     5    14    11     8     4
RFTI           8  8  0  0  0  0  2  4  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          86      58    91      52    76      48    80      56    78
Temp          76 84   66 58 83 88   67 52 69 74   56 49 74 77   61 56 72 76
Dewpt         33 30   39 43 36 27   28 26 23 21   27 32 35 34   46 48 50 44
Min/Max RH       13      57    11      36    13      52    19      74    31
RH            21 14   38 57 19 11   23 36 17 13   33 52 24 21   58 73 46 32
PWind Dir         S       S    SW       W    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   FW FW SC SC   SC B1 B1 B1
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      20    40

$$

TXZ035-141030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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                      36          61          31          70          41
Temp          72 63 51 46 41 36 44 54 60 60 47 41 35 31 46 59 68 68 55 49 44 42
Dewpt          5 12 25 27 24 18 20 18 15 13 16 17 17 16 19 18 18 15 19 20 22 25
Max/Min RH                   54          15          53          12          51
RH             7 13 36 47 50 47 37 24 17 16 28 38 47 52 34 20 14 13 24 31 41 51
Wind Dir       W  W  N NW NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  W  W  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      31 26 13 14 14 18 29 27 25 19  8  6  5  6 10  6  8  9  9 10  9  9
Clouds        CL FW SC SC FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      0 23 32 49  9  6  1  0  1  0  0  3  1  0  0  1  1  6  3  3  5  7
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     4
Mix Hgt       11600  5500  1400  6800 10200  6600   200  7100  8100  4800   100
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    NW     W     S     S
T Wind Spd       36    19    23    37    34    10     5    11    10     8     6
RFTI           8  5  0  0  0  0  0  4  3  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          84      55    86      48    74      47    76      53    76
Temp          74 82   62 55 79 83   61 48 67 72   55 47 70 73   57 53 70 73
Dewpt         26 18   36 38 25 16   20 20 20 17   24 28 35 36   41 45 42 32
Min/Max RH        9      55     8      33    11      47    23      74    21
RH            17  9   37 52 13  8   20 33 17 12   30 47 28 26   54 74 37 22
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NW     E      SE    SE       S     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     15>   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0    10      20    30

$$

TXZ031-141030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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                      39          63          32          71          36
Temp          77 69 54 49 43 39 46 56 61 61 50 42 37 32 45 60 68 70 54 47 41 36
Dewpt         10 14 25 27 22 19 20 18 17 15 17 17 17 15 18 17 20 18 23 23 23 25
Max/Min RH                   46          16          50          14          62
RH             7 12 32 42 42 45 35 22 18 16 28 37 45 49 33 19 16 14 30 39 48 62
Wind Dir       W  W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW NW  N  N NW  S SE SE SE SE
Wind Spd      29 27 19 17 20 23 28 31 29 24 10  8  8  9 12  8  6  4  8  6  4  5
Clouds        CL FW FW CL FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      0 13  6  1  8  1 10  1  0  4  1  1  3  4  2  2  0  2  3  5  4  7
PoP 12hr                      5           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            3     3     3     3     2     3     3     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt       11200  4900  4300  7300  9700  6200   200  4500  8700  5400   100
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    NW    NW     S     E
T Wind Spd       35    28    39    39    39    11     6    17    14     6     3
RFTI           8  6  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          86      59    91      50    76      47    78      54    76
Temp          74 84   66 59 84 89   66 50 70 74   55 47 71 76   60 54 72 73
Dewpt         33 28   40 41 35 26   22 24 23 20   26 30 33 35   44 46 49 44
Min/Max RH       12      53    10      36    12      52    20      74    33
RH            22 13   39 51 18 10   19 36 17 13   32 52 24 23   57 74 45 34
PWind Dir         S       S    SW      NW    NE       E    SE      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW CL CL   CL FW FW SC   B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5       5     5      20    40

$$

TXZ029-141030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
156 PM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018

Date           04/13/18      Sat 04/14/18            Sun 04/15/18            Mon
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          58          28          68          37
Temp          69 59 46 41 36 33 41 50 57 57 43 37 31 29 45 59 66 66 51 46 40 38
Dewpt          6 20 27 27 22 17 19 17 16 14 16 16 15 17 19 19 20 16 20 20 22 24
Max/Min RH                   62          18          60          14          57
RH             8 22 48 58 57 51 40 27 20 18 33 43 51 60 35 21 17 14 29 36 48 57
Wind Dir       W NW NW NW NW NW  N  N NW  N  N  N NW NW NW NW  W SW  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      31 29 13 14 17 21 29 29 27 21  8  5  4  6  9  6  8  8  6  8  6  8
Clouds        CL SC SC FW FW FW CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL FW
Clouds(%)      1 43 28 15 15 25  0 14  0  2  1  3  2  1  0  1  1  4  4  4  5  9
PoP 12hr                     10           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Obvis         BD
High Wind      W
Red Flag       W  W
LAL               1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines            3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     3     4
Mix Hgt       12100  4400  2400  7100  9800  6200   200  7700  8800  5100   100
T Wind Dir        W    NW    NW    NW    NW     N    NW    NW     W     S     S
T Wind Spd       36    25    25    41    36    10     6    13    11     6     6
RFTI           8  4  0  0  0  0  0  4  4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           04/16  Tue 04/17/18  Wed 04/18/18  Thu 04/19/18  Fri 04/20/18
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          83      52    85      44    71      44    73      50    73
Temp          73 80   60 52 80 81   57 44 64 69   51 45 68 70   53 50 68 70
Dewpt         25 16   34 36 24 17   18 21 19 18   23 28 33 35   41 43 43 31
Min/Max RH        9      56     8      39    13      52    24      77    23
RH            16  9   38 53 13  9   21 39 17 14   33 52 28 28   63 76 40 24
PWind Dir         S      SW    SW      NW    NE      SE    SE       S     S
Wind Char       15>     15>   15>     <15   <15     <15   15>     15>   15>
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW CL CL CL   CL FW SC SC   B1 B1 B1 SC
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       0     5      20    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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