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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

TXZ024-231015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      65          85          64          88          67
Temp                72 69 67 66 76 82 85 81 71 67 65 65 74 85 88 84 74 72 70 68
Dewpt               59 60 61 61 62 60 58 60 63 60 61 60 63 61 59 59 62 61 61 60
Max/Min RH                   87          40          88          38          79
RH                  63 71 80 86 62 47 40 49 77 78 85 85 67 44 38 43 65 69 74 77
Wind Dir            SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  E  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd             8  6  8  4 11 12 12 10  5  6  5  5  9  9 10 11  8  8  8  6
Clouds              SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)           32 49 60 54 51 49 56 62 58 62 61 63 54 49 58 37 27 25 11  6
PoP 12hr                     20          30          30          30          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.04        0.01        0.06        0.01
Rain SHWRS              S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S        C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                           2     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Haines                        2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                     200  7500  7700  2400  1200  5700  9100   700   100
T Wind Dir                    S    SW     S    NE     E    SE     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd                    5    16    14    10     9     8    13     6     5
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          94      68    97      69    97      69    97      68    96
Temp          91 90   73 69 94 92   75 70 94 92   75 69 92 91   74 68 92 91
Dewpt         57 53   55 57 53 51   55 56 53 51   55 57 53 50   56 57 53 51
Min/Max RH       24      68    21      64    21      66    21      68    22
RH            33 29   52 67 25 25   50 63 25 25   50 64 27 25   54 67 27 26
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10      10    10       5    10      10    10      10    10

$$

TXZ026-231015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      67          87          65          89          67
Temp                75 72 69 67 77 85 87 84 74 69 67 65 76 86 89 86 77 73 70 67
Dewpt               63 64 65 65 67 65 63 62 63 62 62 64 66 65 62 61 63 62 63 63
Max/Min RH                   93          43          96          39          87
RH                  67 77 87 93 70 51 45 48 70 77 83 96 72 50 41 43 63 68 78 86
Wind Dir            SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd             9  9  8  5  9 11 11 10  8  9  5  5  9  9 10 10  9  9  6  5
Clouds              SC FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)           29 25 41 47 46 46 47 52 51 58 58 64 62 59 58 35 31 25 12 10
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.02        0.07        0.01
Rain SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Haines                        5     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                     200  4300  7400  4700   800  4900  6200  3100   100
T Wind Dir                   SE     S     S    NE     E    SE     S    SE    SE
T Wind Spd                    6    14    14     4    12    10    12     9     5
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          95      68    98      70    98      71    97      69    97
Temp          91 91   75 68 94 94   78 70 94 94   78 71 93 94   77 69 92 93
Dewpt         62 57   59 61 59 55   58 60 59 55   60 61 59 54   60 61 59 55
Min/Max RH       28      78    25      71    25      71    24      76    26
RH            38 32   58 77 31 27   50 70 31 27   53 70 32 26   56 75 33 28
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    10      10    10       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ043-231015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      67          88          66          90          68
Temp                78 73 70 67 78 84 88 88 78 72 69 66 78 86 89 89 80 75 71 68
Dewpt               60 62 62 62 65 62 58 55 57 59 60 62 64 62 60 57 59 59 60 61
Max/Min RH                   85          32          86          34          77
RH                  54 69 76 85 66 47 36 32 49 63 72 86 62 45 37 34 49 59 68 76
Wind Dir            SE SE  S SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd             9  8  5  4  8  8 10  9  6  8  5  4  8  5  6  8  8  6  6  5
Clouds              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)           41 45 48 46 44 41 38 44 35 53 57 48 44 43 48 35 25 20 10 14
PoP 12hr                     20          20          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.01        0.01           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS              S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                   S  S        S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           2     1     3     2     2     2     2     2     2
Haines                        2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                    1100  8100  8800  5700   300  8100  9900  6200   200
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S    SE     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd                    9    13    16     9     8    11    10     9     6
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          95      70    98      71    99      72    99      71    99
Temp          90 93   77 70 93 95   78 72 95 96   79 72 94 96   79 71 93 95
Dewpt         60 54   57 59 57 52   55 58 55 52   58 59 57 53   59 60 57 54
Min/Max RH       25      68    22      63    21      64    23      68    23
RH            37 27   50 67 30 24   46 62 27 23   49 63 30 24   51 67 30 26
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     S      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ035-231015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      65          84          63          88          66
Temp                75 70 66 65 73 79 84 82 75 70 67 64 75 82 88 85 76 73 69 66
Dewpt               57 58 59 60 61 60 58 57 57 57 58 59 61 59 56 55 57 58 59 59
Max/Min RH                   84          40          87          33          78
RH                  54 65 78 84 66 52 41 43 54 64 74 85 61 46 34 36 52 60 70 77
Wind Dir            SE SE SE  S  S  S  S SE SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd            12 10 10  6 12 12 12 13  9  8  5  6 11 10 11 11  9 10  8  6
Clouds              B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)           57 70 70 60 54 46 57 56 56 71 56 43 34 40 43 44 36 26 14 11
PoP 12hr                     30          30          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.05        0.03        0.01        0.01           0
Rain SHWRS           S  C  C        C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  C        C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                           3     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Haines                        2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                     900  4100  6900  4500   200  9300 10700  5900   200
T Wind Dir                   SE     S     S    SE    SE    SW     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd                   11    18    13     5     3    11    10     9     6
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          94      67    97      69    99      68    97      67    96
Temp          88 90   74 68 92 92   78 69 94 95   77 68 92 93   76 67 90 91
Dewpt         55 48   53 56 51 43   50 55 48 40   50 53 47 43   52 54 46 43
Min/Max RH       21      68    17      61    14      59    16      63    16
RH            33 24   48 66 25 18   38 60 21 15   39 58 21 18   43 63 22 19
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5     5       5     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ031-231015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      66          89          66          91          67
Temp                76 73 69 67 80 87 88 87 76 72 69 66 80 88 91 87 78 74 71 68
Dewpt               61 63 63 63 65 63 60 60 61 61 61 62 65 62 60 59 61 61 61 61
Max/Min RH                   90          39          86          35          81
RH                  59 72 81 89 60 46 39 40 59 69 75 85 61 43 36 40 57 63 71 79
Wind Dir            SE SE  S  S  S  S  S SE SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd             8  8  5  4  9 10 11 10  6  8  5  5  8  8 10  9  8  8  6  4
Clouds              SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)           29 29 45 46 46 45 48 50 48 59 59 64 57 53 59 36 20 22 12  9
PoP 12hr                     10          20          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                      0        0.03        0.01        0.05        0.01
Rain SHWRS                          S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                               S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                           1     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Haines                        4     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                     300  3600  8900  5600   600  6800  8200  3000   200
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S    NE     E     S     S    SE     S
T Wind Spd                    6    16    16     6     8     9    13     8     5
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          96      69    99      71    99      71    99      70    99
Temp          92 92   77 70 94 94   78 71 95 94   78 71 94 94   78 70 94 94
Dewpt         60 55   57 59 57 54   56 58 57 54   58 59 58 54   59 60 57 53
Min/Max RH       25      70    24      64    23      67    23      70    22
RH            34 29   52 69 29 26   46 63 28 26   50 66 30 26   52 69 29 25
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr         10       5    10       5    10       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ029-231015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
829 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Date           05/22/18      Wed 05/23/18            Thu 05/24/18            Fri
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                      62          82          61          86          64
Temp                70 67 64 62 72 78 82 79 70 67 64 62 74 82 86 83 74 71 67 65
Dewpt               56 58 58 59 61 59 58 59 61 58 58 58 61 58 57 55 57 59 58 58
Max/Min RH                   90          44          90          36          81
RH                  62 73 81 90 68 52 44 50 72 74 82 88 63 44 37 38 56 66 72 79
Wind Dir            SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SE SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd             9  9  6  4 11 12 10 10  6  5  4  4  9  9 10 10  8  9  8  5
Clouds              SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)           41 60 65 57 49 48 53 62 55 66 61 50 37 35 41 37 21 24 10  7
PoP 12hr                     30          30          20          20          20
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.04        0.01        0.03        0.01
Rain SHWRS           S  C  C        C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS                S  C  C        C  C  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                           3     1     3     3     3     3     3     2     2
Haines                        2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt                     500  6900  6600  2200   300  9700 10200  6100   200
T Wind Dir                    S     S     S     E     E    SW    SW     S    SW
T Wind Spd                   10    17    13     6     5    11    11     9     9
RFTI                 0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           05/25  Sat 05/26/18  Sun 05/27/18  Mon 05/28/18  Tue 05/29/18
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          92      64    95      66    96      65    95      65    94
Temp          88 89   73 65 91 91   73 67 92 92   75 65 90 91   74 65 90 90
Dewpt         55 48   52 55 51 44   51 54 49 42   50 51 46 43   53 54 46 44
Min/Max RH       22      73    18      65    16      60    17      70    18
RH            33 24   48 70 26 20   45 64 23 18   41 60 22 19   48 67 22 20
PWind Dir        SW       S    SW       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC   SC FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr         10       5     5       5    10       5    10       5    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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