LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - This morning, Lubbock officially bottomed out at 22°, which was three degrees warmer than the record of 19° (set in 1919).
Another cold night on tap, with freezing conditions expected across the South Plains. Temperatures should fall into the lower 20's in Lubbock, with teens expected in our northwestern counties, and mid-upper 20's likely south of Lubbock.
After a cold morning, southwesterly breezes on the order of 10-20 MPH and a sunny sky should allow temperatures to warm into the upper 50's.
While not as cold as the two previous nights, another widespread freeze is expected.Temperatures in Lubbock will fall into the upper 20's with colder conditions prevailing across our northwestern areas,and slightly warmer temperatures south of the city.
By the way, until this morning, the coldest it has been so far this season was widespread lows in the 20s the morning of October 27. Lubbock tied its record low for the date with 26° (first recorded on 10/27 1913, then 1997, and - of course - in 2012).