Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight, High clouds in the forecast

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -A lunar eclipse will take place across the South Plains viewing area tonight. The eclipse will start at 9:33 p.m.

Total eclipse conditions begin at 10:41 p.m. and will continue through 11:43 p.m.

Unfortunately, mid and high level clouds are also in the forecast across the area Sunday night. Low temperatures should be a few degrees warmer in the 30’s for the Lubbock area. Southwest winds average 10 to 15 mph overnight.

Monday will be the warmest day of the 7-day forecast period. Under partly to mostly sunny skies, high temperatures soar into the 70’s with gusty southwest winds up to 20 to 35 mph. Gusts over 40 mph are possible Monday afternoon. Patchy blowing dust and elevated fire dangers exist Monday afternoon.

A strong cold front will drop temperatures across the area late Monday night and Tuesday.

High temperatures Tuesday will only warm into the middle and upper 40’s for most of the South Plains viewing area.

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