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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

TXZ024-061000-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      73          45          63          52          66
Temp          51 49 49 64 73 63 53 48 49 48 50 57 61 59 56 57 55 53 56 63 65 59
Dewpt         44 42 40 40 39 43 44 44 44 44 45 48 50 52 54 54 54 52 48 37 28 27
RH            77 77 71 40 29 48 71 87 84 86 83 73 69 78 93 91 96 97 74 38 25 29
Wind dir       N NW NW  W  W SE  E  E SE SE  S  S  S SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       9  6  4  5  8  4  9  5  2  5  5  8 11  6  6 10  9 10 16 20 18 12
Clouds        CL CL FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0           0          40          60           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.02        0.29           0
Rain shwrs                                S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L
Tstms                                                 S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              1400  4500   600   800  1000  1400   500   600  4200  5300
T Wind Dir              W    SW     E    SE     W     S     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              4    11     9     4     6    11    10    11    23    23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            36    58      41    57      40    61      41    56
Temp          45   37 52 53 46   42 53 52 46   42 55 55 46   42 53 49
Dewpt         27   26 28 35 38   37 36 40 41   38 36 37 36   33 27 25
Max/Min RH         64    34      85    49      92    38      71    31
RH            49   64 39 50 73   84 53 63 85   87 49 51 67   70 37 39
PWind dir           W     S       S     S       S    SW      SW     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       5     5      10    10

$$
TXZ026-061000-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      63          46          59          50          68
Temp          47 45 43 54 63 58 52 48 46 48 50 54 57 57 55 55 53 51 56 65 67 60
Dewpt         44 44 41 40 41 44 44 43 44 44 45 48 50 53 54 54 53 51 52 45 36 33
RH            89 98 91 58 44 59 74 83 93 86 83 80 77 86 96 96100100 86 48 32 36
Wind dir       N  N  N NW  W  E  E  E  E  E SE  S  S SE SE  S  S SW  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       6  5  5  3  1  5  8  5  4  5  5  6  9  8  6  6  6  9 11 17 17 10
Clouds        CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0           5          40          70          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.34           0
Rain shwrs                                S  S  C  C  L  L  L  L
Tstms                                                 S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt               700  1000   600   800  1000  1100   400   500  3800  5000
T Wind Dir              N     E     E    NE    NW    SE    SE     S     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     5    10     6     5     9     8     9    17    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               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            36    57      41    56      40    61      41    59
Temp          45   37 52 51 46   42 52 51 46   41 54 55 48   42 54 51
Dewpt         31   32 33 38 39   40 40 43 43   41 42 43 42   39 33 29
Max/Min RH         82    41      93    57     100    49      89    34
RH            58   82 48 61 76   93 63 74 89  100 64 64 80   89 45 42
PWind dir          NW     E      SE     E      SE     S       S     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      20    20       5     5      10    10

$$
TXZ043-061000-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      75          54          65          55          71
Temp          54 51 56 68 75 68 61 57 58 56 59 62 65 63 59 59 58 56 61 67 70 65
Dewpt         52 51 52 48 46 48 49 51 52 53 55 56 56 58 57 58 58 56 57 52 44 41
RH            95 99 85 50 36 48 66 81 80 87 87 81 75 83 93 95100100 87 59 39 41
Wind dir       W SW  W  W SW SE SE  E SE SE SE SE SE  E SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       8  5  3  5  5  5  6  3  1  5  5  5  8  4  6  5  5  5  8 14 14  6
Clouds        FW B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 SC FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0          30          50          70           5
QPF 12hr                      0        0.02        0.23        0.25           0
Rain shwrs                          C  C  C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L
Tstms                                           S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     2     2     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt               900  3600   200   500  1000  1100   700   800  2900  5200
T Wind Dir             SW     S     E    NE    SE    SE    SE    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd              2     5     8     5     5     8     8     6    13    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            40    60      46    61      43    64      45    62
Temp          50   41 56 57 51   47 56 57 49   44 58 59 51   46 58 56
Dewpt         35   32 35 39 45   44 45 46 46   44 45 43 43   42 34 28
Max/Min RH         71    43      90    57     100    46      86    29
RH            57   71 45 52 79   88 65 68 90  100 61 55 76   86 40 34
PWind dir          NW    NE      SE     E      SE    SW      SW     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   SC SC B2 B2   B2 B2 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      20    20       5     5      10     5

$$
TXZ035-061000-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      73          49          63          50          63
Temp          49 46 49 67 72 65 55 50 52 51 54 60 62 60 56 55 54 51 53 60 62 57
Dewpt         46 44 44 44 42 43 44 44 46 49 53 55 55 55 56 55 54 51 50 41 32 31
RH            89 93 83 44 34 44 66 79 80 93 96 84 78 84100100100100 89 49 32 37
Wind dir       W  W  W  W  W SW SE  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       6  6  5 12 14  8  4  3  5  6  6 13 13  8  5  6  6  8 14 20 19 11
Clouds        FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B1 SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0          10          40          60           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.01        0.28           0
Rain shwrs                                C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L
Tstms                                                 S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     2     2     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              3100  4600   100   600  1600  1900   600  1000  3400  4200
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE     S     S     S     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             10    12     2     4    11    13     9    13    19    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            34    57      39    58      38    61      39    54
Temp          42   34 52 53 45   40 52 53 43   39 54 55 45   40 50 48
Dewpt         28   25 29 36 41   39 40 41 39   37 38 36 34   33 28 26
Max/Min RH         70    37      96    53      92    37      76    35
RH            57   69 41 52 86   96 63 64 86   92 54 49 65   76 42 42
PWind dir          NW    SW       S    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW FW   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       0     0       5     5

$$
TXZ031-061000-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      67          48          62          52          70
Temp          50 46 47 58 67 60 54 50 48 49 52 58 61 58 56 55 54 53 58 67 69 62
Dewpt         47 45 43 42 42 45 47 46 45 45 48 50 53 54 56 55 54 53 54 45 37 36
RH            89 97 88 55 41 57 76 85 89 85 85 77 76 86100100100100 85 45 31 38
Wind dir       N NW  N NW  W  E  E  E  E  E  E  S SE SE SE  S SW SW  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       4  5  5  3  3  5  9  5  4  4  5  8  9  6  5  4  5  5 10 18 18 10
Clouds        CL FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 SC FW FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0           5          50          70          10
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.08        0.47           0
Rain shwrs                                C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L
Tstms                                                 S  S  S
Obvis            PF PF
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     2     1     1     1
Haines                  4     3     3     3     2     2     2     2     4     4
Mix Hgt               600   800   600   800   900  1100   800   500  4200  5100
T Wind Dir              N     E     E    NE     W     E    SE     S     W     W
T Wind Spd              4     5     9     5     5     9     5     9    17    20
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            36    59      42    58      40    63      42    61
Temp          46   37 55 53 47   43 54 52 46   41 57 57 48   43 57 52
Dewpt         32   32 33 38 41   41 40 43 44   41 41 43 42   38 33 29
Max/Min RH         81    39      94    55     100    47      85    32
RH            58   81 43 58 82   94 60 71 92  100 56 61 79   82 41 41
PWind dir           W     E      SE     E       S    SW      SW     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC B1 B1 B1   B1 B1 SC SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      20    20       5     5      10    10

$$
TXZ029-061000-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
257 AM CST Tue Dec 6 2022

Date             Tue 12/06/22            Wed 12/07/22            Thu 12/08/22
CST 3hrly     03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 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

Max/Min                      69          46          64          47          62
Temp          46 43 48 66 69 61 51 47 48 48 52 59 63 59 54 53 51 48 50 59 61 54
Dewpt         44 42 41 39 38 41 43 43 43 44 48 52 53 54 54 53 51 48 46 34 26 26
RH            93 97 77 38 32 47 73 86 83 86 86 78 70 83100100100100 86 39 26 34
Wind dir       W  W  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W
Wind spd       5  5  5 13 12  5  5  2  3  5  5  9 12  6  5  8  8  5 14 21 20 11
Clouds        CL FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B2 SC FW FW FW FW
PoP 12hr                      0           5          30          50           5
QPF 12hr                      0           0           0        0.28           0
Rain shwrs                                S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     3     2     2     2     3     4     4
Mix Hgt              3000  4200   100   500  1900  2400   600   600  3800  5000
T Wind Dir              W     W    SE    SE     S     S     S    SW     W     W
T Wind Spd             11    16     2     4    11    14    11    13    21    23
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  2  0


Date               Fri 12/09/22  Sat 12/10/22  Sun 12/11/22  Mon 12/12/22
CST 6hrly     00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6hrly     06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

Min/Max            30    56      35    55      33    59      36    52
Temp          39   31 52 50 41   36 51 51 40   35 52 52 42   37 48 45
Dewpt         25   23 25 33 38   35 35 38 38   35 34 34 32   30 26 24
Max/Min RH         73    32      98    48     100    34      75    33
RH            57   72 35 52 89   96 54 61 92  100 50 50 67   75 42 43
PWind dir           W    SW      SW    SW       S    SW      SW     W
Wind char         <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   15>
Avg clouds    FW   FW SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   SC SC FW SC   SC SC SC
PoP 12hr            0     5      10    10       0     0       5     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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