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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

TXZ024-161030-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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                      70          98          69          98          71
Temp          93 92 82 76 72 71 83 94 97 95 82 76 72 70 84 95 98 96 84 78 74 72
Dewpt         57 57 60 61 61 61 62 55 50 53 55 57 58 58 58 52 49 49 54 55 55 56
Max/Min RH                   72          20          68          19          59
RH            30 31 48 60 67 71 48 27 20 25 39 52 61 65 41 23 20 20 35 45 52 57
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S SW SW SW  S  S SE  S  S SW SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       6 11  8  5  8  6  9  8 11 13  9  8  9  9 11 10 12 13 11 10 10  8
Clouds        CL FW FW CL FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      1  6  6  4  8  7  2  2  2  5  7  9 10 12  2  1  0  3  3  7  7  7
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     4     3     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              5700   100 10300 11800  6400   100 11100 11800  5800   100
T Wind Dir             SE    SW    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10     8     9    10    12     8    11    11    11     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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          99      71    99      73   104      71    95      69    95
Temp          97 97   79 71 95 97   80 74 99 97   80 71 90 92   75 69 90 93
Dewpt         51 49   56 57 53 50   54 54 50 51   55 57 55 55   60 59 58 59
Min/Max RH       18      61    19      51    17      61    26      70    31
RH            22 20   45 61 25 21   41 51 20 21   42 61 30 28   60 70 35 33
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S    SW      SE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL   CL FW FW CL   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     5      10     5      20    20

$$

TXZ026-161030-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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                      69          98          70          99          71
Temp          97 96 86 78 72 69 84 93 98 95 85 77 72 71 85 95 99 97 86 80 75 71
Dewpt         61 61 61 61 62 62 63 59 54 55 59 61 60 59 61 57 54 52 55 58 59 59
Max/Min RH                   78          21          71          21          66
RH            31 32 43 56 70 78 50 32 23 26 42 57 65 65 44 29 23 22 35 48 58 65
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       4 10  9 10  5  5  8  5 10 12 10 11  5  6  9  6 10 13 10 12 10  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      2  5  2  4  5  5  3  2  2  4  4  4  4  4  3  1  1  1  1  3  3  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     4     5     5     5     3     3     3     5     5
Mix Hgt              6400   100  9100 11200  6200   100 11100 11800  6100   100
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     S     S     S    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10     5     9    10    11     6    11    12    11     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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         100      71    99      71   103      72    96      69    95
Temp          96 97   79 71 94 97   80 72 96 97   80 72 91 93   76 69 88 92
Dewpt         56 53   59 60 58 54   57 58 56 53   58 58 59 57   61 61 62 62
Min/Max RH       21      68    22      63    19      61    27      76    34
RH            26 23   50 68 31 24   46 62 26 23   47 61 34 30   59 75 42 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0      10    10      20    20

$$

TXZ043-161030-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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                      68          96          70          96          70
Temp          94 92 81 76 70 68 82 90 95 93 82 78 73 71 83 91 96 94 83 78 73 71
Dewpt         64 64 64 63 63 62 66 61 57 58 61 63 63 61 63 60 57 56 59 60 59 60
Max/Min RH                   82          26          75          26          69
RH            38 40 56 65 76 82 58 38 29 31 48 62 71 71 51 36 28 28 44 55 62 68
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE  S SW SW  S SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S SE SE  S  S SW
Wind Spd       6  9  5  6  4  4  4  4  6  9  6  5  5  4  6  5  5  8  6  8  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL FW CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      4  3  4  4  5  6  2  2  0  2  2  3  4  4  1  1  0  1  1  5  5  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt              4700   100  8000 10900  4700   100 10300 11000  5000   100
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd              8     5     8    10     8     6     9    10     8     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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      70    96      71   102      73    97      70    94
Temp          92 94   78 70 91 94   79 71 95100   82 73 92 94   77 70 88 93
Dewpt         60 56   60 59 59 56   57 58 57 54   58 59 62 62   62 61 65 63
Min/Max RH       26      68    26      63    20      61    31      73    36
RH            34 28   53 67 35 28   48 63 28 22   45 61 38 34   61 73 46 38
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL FW FW CL   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5    10      20    20

$$

TXZ035-161030-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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          96          68          96          68
Temp          93 92 82 75 71 67 81 91 95 94 83 76 71 68 82 91 96 94 83 76 71 68
Dewpt         56 56 61 60 61 61 62 54 47 48 51 54 56 57 59 52 47 47 53 52 55 55
Max/Min RH                   81          18          68          18          63
RH            29 30 49 60 70 81 53 29 20 21 33 47 58 67 46 27 19 20 36 44 56 62
Wind Dir      SE SE SE SE  S  S SW  S  S SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       6 12 10 10  6  4 10  9 11 13 12 11 10  6 12 11 11 13 12 11 10  8
Clouds        FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW CL
Clouds(%)     13  6 16 12  6  5  1  3  2  4  5  6  6  7  2  1  0  4  4  7  7  4
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     4     5     4     4     5     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7000   100  9600 11100  6200     0 10500 11200  6500   100
T Wind Dir             SE     S     S    SE     S    SW    SW    SE    SE     S
T Wind Spd             12     6     8    10     9     6    10    10     9     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           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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      68    97      70   103      70    95      67    94
Temp          91 94   76 68 91 95   78 70 96 99   80 70 90 93   74 67 88 92
Dewpt         51 47   53 55 51 47   52 53 50 48   53 56 55 54   59 59 59 57
Min/Max RH       18      63    18      55    15      61    23      75    28
RH            26 20   44 62 25 20   41 54 21 18   39 61 30 27   60 75 37 31
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S      SE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW CL   FW FW FW CL   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0      10     5      20    10

$$

TXZ031-161030-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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                      69          98          70         100          71
Temp          95 94 84 77 72 69 85 93 97 96 85 78 73 71 87 96 99 98 86 80 74 72
Dewpt         63 62 63 63 63 63 64 61 56 57 60 61 61 60 62 58 55 53 57 58 59 60
Max/Min RH                   81          22          73          22          67
RH            35 35 49 62 74 81 51 35 26 28 44 57 66 69 44 29 23 23 37 48 59 65
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       4 10  6  5  4  4  8  6  9 11  6  6  5  5  9  8 10 12  9  9  8  6
Clouds        CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL CL
Clouds(%)      2  5  3  4  5  5  2  2  1  3  3  4  4  4  2  1  0  1  1  4  4  3
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  5     5     5     5     5     4     3     4     5     5
Mix Hgt              5800   100  8800 10800  5600   100 10900 11500  5700   100
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     S     S     S     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              9     6    10    11    10     8     9    12    10     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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         100      71   100      72   103      73    97      70    96
Temp          96 98   80 71 95 97   80 73 99 99   82 73 92 95   77 70 90 93
Dewpt         57 54   60 60 58 54   57 58 57 53   58 59 60 59   62 61 63 63
Min/Max RH       22      68    23      61    20      63    28      74    34
RH            28 23   50 67 30 24   47 60 25 22   45 63 34 32   59 74 40 37
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     E      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    CL CL   CL FW FW CL   CL FW FW FW   FW SC FW FW   SC SC SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0       5     5      20    20

$$

TXZ029-161030-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
223 PM CDT Tue Jun 15 2021

Date           06/15/21      Wed 06/16/21            Thu 06/17/21            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          94          65          94          66
Temp          91 90 80 73 69 66 79 89 93 92 79 73 68 66 80 89 93 92 81 75 70 67
Dewpt         56 54 61 61 61 60 62 55 48 50 52 54 55 56 58 52 47 48 53 53 54 55
Max/Min RH                   81          20          73          20          68
RH            31 30 53 65 75 81 55 32 22 24 39 51 63 70 48 28 21 22 38 47 58 66
Wind Dir      SE SE SE  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       5  8  9  9  5  4 11  8 10 12 10 10  9  6 11 10 11 13 11 11  9  6
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL FW FW FW FW FW CL CL CL CL CL FW FW FW
Clouds(%)      0 11 13 12 10  5  2  3  3  7  7  8  9  9  3  2  1  5  5  9  9  6
PoP 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     2     3
Mix Hgt              6900   100  9600 10900  6300   100 10500 11300  6500   100
T Wind Dir             SE     S    SW     S     S    SW    SW     S     S     S
T Wind Spd             10     9    10    10    11     8    11     9    10     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date           06/18  Sat 06/19/21  Sun 06/20/21  Mon 06/21/21  Tue 06/22/21
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      66    96      68   101      67    92      65    93
Temp          90 93   75 66 90 93   76 69 94 95   76 67 87 89   72 65 86 90
Dewpt         49 47   54 55 51 48   53 53 49 50   55 57 54 54   58 59 58 58
Min/Max RH       18      68    19      59    16      70    26      81    29
RH            24 20   48 67 26 21   44 57 22 22   48 70 33 30   62 81 39 34
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S    SW      SE     E      SE     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    FW CL   CL FW FW CL   FW SC FW FW   SC SC FW FW   SC B1 SC FW
PoP 12hr          0       0     0       0     0      10     5      20    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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