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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

TXZ024-212245-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      61          42          67          44          74
Temp          50 48 51 56 61 60 52 48 45 42 50 60 66 66 54 50 46 44 53 65 72 73
Dewpt         50 48 50 49 47 47 46 43 41 39 41 41 40 41 42 41 41 40 44 45 44 45
Min/Max RH                   59          89          37          86          35
RH           100100 97 81 59 63 79 83 86 88 71 50 39 41 62 73 80 85 71 48 37 37
Wind Dir      SE SE  E  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E  N NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       9  6  6 10 13 12  8  6  8  8 10  8  8  6  5  3  2  3  4  4  5  9
Clouds        OV B2 OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     93 87 91 79 80 76 61 46 40 35 24 13 12 12  9 16 18 26 24 24 19 14
PoP 12hr                     40          20           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.12           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     4     4     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     4     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              4600  6700  4000  2800  5300  7700  4900   300  5300  7100
T Wind Dir              E     N     N     N     N    NW     E    NW    SE     S
T Wind Spd              4    16    14    16    13     8     5     3     4     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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          49    73      46    65      45    74      46    73
Temp          56 49 70 66   51 46 56 64   49 45 70 70   52 46 67 71
Dewpt         46 47 50 49   44 41 39 39   40 39 45 41   39 39 35 35
Max/Min RH       93    45      83    38      80    33      76    25
RH            70 93 51 54   77 83 53 40   69 80 41 35   60 76 31 27
PWind Dir        SE     E       N     N      SW     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    20      50    40      10    20      20     5

$$

TXZ026-212245-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      61          43          68          45          74
Temp          51 50 53 57 61 60 51 48 45 43 52 62 67 67 57 52 48 45 56 67 73 73
Dewpt         51 50 51 51 50 48 46 44 43 42 43 44 43 40 43 43 43 43 46 46 47 44
Min/Max RH                   65          96          37          93          35
RH           100100 94 81 67 65 81 85 92 96 71 52 42 37 60 72 83 92 69 47 40 36
Wind Dir      SE SE  E NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E NE  N  N  N NE  E SE
Wind Spd      13 10  9  9 12 13  9  8  9  9 12 11  9  9  5  4  4  4  6  4  4  5
Clouds        OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW FW FW CL FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     98 95 93 92 85 82 69 56 53 49 36 23 13 17  5 14 14 18 19 23 17 13
PoP 12hr                     50          20           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.18           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     4     4     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     3     2     2     3     4     3     2     3
Mix Hgt              2800  5300  3100  2200  5300  6900  4500   100  4700  6800
T Wind Dir              E     N     N     N     N     N    NE     N     E    SW
T Wind Spd              6    17    17    16    13     6     4     4     4     3
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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    74      47    67      46    74      46    73
Temp          55 50 70 69   54 47 57 66   52 47 68 72   54 46 67 71
Dewpt         47 48 52 48   47 44 41 40   41 41 46 43   42 41 37 35
Max/Min RH       93    43      90    37      83    34      83    25
RH            74 92 53 47   77 89 54 39   66 81 45 35   64 82 33 27
PWind Dir        SE     E       N     N      SW     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC B1   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    20      50    40      10    20      20     5

$$

TXZ043-212245-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          44          70          46          76
Temp          56 56 60 70 71 67 56 51 46 44 54 62 69 68 57 53 49 47 58 69 75 75
Dewpt         53 53 55 48 44 46 47 45 44 41 41 40 39 39 40 41 42 42 45 43 43 42
Min/Max RH                   38          92          32          86          30
RH            90 91 83 46 38 47 71 79 90 90 63 44 33 34 53 64 78 83 61 40 32 31
Wind Dir      SE SE  S  W  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  N  N NE  E SE SE
Wind Spd      10  9  8  8 13 14 10  9  6  6 10 10  9  8  5  4  3  3  4  4  4  6
Clouds        OV B2 B2 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW
Clouds(%)     96 87 80 46 45 52 47 43 44 44 32 20 15 15  6 13 17 24 32 26 19 14
PoP 12hr                     40          10           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.06           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     4     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     4     4     2     2     2     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              4500  6200  3100  2000  5200  7300  4700   100  5800  6700
T Wind Dir             SW     N    NE     N     N     N     E    NW    SE     S
T Wind Spd              5    13    14    12    14     9     8     3     3     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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          51    80      48    65      46    77      48    75
Temp          58 51 74 76   57 48 57 64   52 47 71 74   56 48 68 73
Dewpt         46 47 50 48   49 44 41 38   40 40 45 43   43 42 37 36
Max/Min RH       86    34      88    37      79    31      81    24
RH            65 85 43 38   75 86 55 39   64 78 40 33   61 81 31 26
PWind Dir        SE    SE      NE     N       S     S      NE    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B2   SC SC SC B1   B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    20      50    50      10    20      30     5

$$

TXZ035-212245-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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          41          69          45          76
Temp          52 49 56 67 66 64 53 47 43 41 50 61 68 67 58 52 48 45 56 69 75 75
Dewpt         52 49 47 42 40 39 42 42 40 38 39 38 38 37 39 40 40 39 43 43 41 40
Min/Max RH                   39          89          31          79          27
RH           100100 73 40 39 40 65 84 88 89 66 42 33 33 50 64 74 79 61 40 30 29
Wind Dir       S  S NW  N  N  N NE NE  N  N  N  N  N NE  E SE  E  E SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd      11  9 10 13 16 14 11  9  6  8 10  8  5  5  8  8  4  4  8  9  9 11
Clouds        B2 B2 SC SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     81 70 46 29 52 39 33 27 28 29 20 11 20 24 11 20 25 39 29 24 14 18
PoP 12hr                     20          10           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     2     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     4     2     2     2     2     2     4     4     3
Mix Hgt              9100 10000  5200   300  5100  7200  4500   500  5700  8600
T Wind Dir              W     N    NE     N     N    NW     E    SE     S     S
T Wind Spd              8    10    11     6    10     6     6     5     9    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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          51    76      45    64      45    75      47    74
Temp          58 51 72 69   51 45 56 63   50 46 69 71   54 47 68 72
Dewpt         44 46 47 47   45 40 37 36   39 39 44 37   38 39 34 31
Max/Min RH       83    36      86    35      79    27      74    20
RH            59 82 41 45   80 82 49 36   65 77 41 29   55 72 28 22
PWind Dir        SE     E      NE    NE      SE     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          0    20      50    40      10    20      30     5

$$

TXZ031-212245-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      65          44          70          45          75
Temp          52 52 56 64 65 63 54 50 47 44 53 63 68 69 57 53 49 45 58 68 74 74
Dewpt         50 50 51 51 50 48 46 44 42 41 42 42 41 40 41 43 42 41 45 45 44 43
Min/Max RH                   57          91          34          86          33
RH            93 95 84 63 57 58 74 83 85 90 67 47 37 35 56 69 78 85 62 44 35 34
Wind Dir      SE SE SE NE  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  N  E  E  N  N  N NE  E SE
Wind Spd      12  9  6  8 13 13  9  8  8  8 11 10  8  8  5  4  3  4  4  4  4  5
Clouds        OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     95 94 88 85 78 82 67 52 49 46 34 21 12 15  6 13 15 18 21 22 18 12
PoP 12hr                     50          20           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.15           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  S  S
LAL                     4     4     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     5     4     4     2     3     3     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              4800  6100  3400  2500  5100  6900  4400   400  4500  6700
T Wind Dir             SE     N     N     N     N     N     E    NW     E     S
T Wind Spd              6    16    17    16    14     6     5     4     3     4
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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    76      47    67      45    76      46    75
Temp          57 50 72 70   54 47 59 66   52 46 70 73   55 46 69 73
Dewpt         47 47 51 49   48 43 41 40   41 40 46 44   42 40 37 35
Max/Min RH       89    41      87    36      81    33      80    23
RH            70 88 48 48   78 85 53 38   65 81 43 36   61 79 31 25
PWind Dir        SE     E       N     N      SW     W       N    NE
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW SC SC   B2 B2 B2 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    20      50    40      10    20      30     5

$$

TXZ029-212245-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
318 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Date             Sat 04/21/18            Sun 04/22/18            Mon 04/23/18
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                      62          40          67          43          74
Temp          48 47 55 60 62 61 51 46 42 40 49 60 66 65 54 50 45 44 54 66 73 72
Dewpt         48 47 48 45 43 44 44 41 39 37 40 39 39 41 41 40 40 39 44 43 43 42
Min/Max RH                   50          89          37          86          32
RH           100100 79 57 50 54 77 84 88 89 70 46 37 41 62 68 81 84 68 43 34 34
Wind Dir      SE SE  N  N  N  N NE  N  N  N  N  N  N NE  E  E SE SE SE  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  5  5 12 14 13  9  8  6  5  9  8  5  5  6  5  4  3  6  8  8 10
Clouds        B2 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC FW FW FW
Clouds(%)     86 77 67 57 60 55 46 37 34 32 20  8 15 17 15 19 22 41 27 21 17 16
PoP 12hr                     30          20           0           5           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02           0           0           0           0
Rain SHWRS     C  S  S  C  C  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  C  C  S  S
LAL                     3     3     2     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  6     4     2     2     2     2     2     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              5700  6800  3700  1200  4700  7800  5100   700  5900  8800
T Wind Dir              W     N    NE     N     N    NW     E    SE     S    SW
T Wind Spd              5    12    12    10    12     8    10     3     8    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18  Thu 04/26/18  Fri 04/27/18
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          49    72      43    63      43    73      44    72
Temp          56 49 70 63   48 43 55 61   47 43 68 68   50 44 68 69
Dewpt         44 45 47 47   43 40 37 38   39 39 44 39   38 38 34 33
Max/Min RH       86    41      89    38      86    32      79    24
RH            63 84 44 55   82 89 50 42   74 84 42 35   62 79 29 26
PWind Dir        SE    NE      NE    NE      SE     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW FW FW SC   B1 B2 B2 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW FW
PoP 12hr          5    20      50    30      10    20      20     5

$$

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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