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Storm showers, high winds sweeping across South Plains

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Storm clouds north of Crosbyton (Source: Facebook, submitted by Zack Guerrero) Storm clouds north of Crosbyton (Source: Facebook, submitted by Zack Guerrero)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Severe storm warnings have been issued for Lamb and Hale counties. A line of mostly showers and a few isolated storms will move rapidly through the area over the next hour. The line extends from west of Plainview to near Levelland. The primary threat will be winds near or above 60 mph with blowing dust. Rainfall will be light to moderate and hail is not likely. These storms are moving east to southeast and will impact Lubbock within the hour. Wind is the primary threat.

Additional warnings for Briscoe, Floyd, Hale and Swisher counties. Primary concern will be strong downburst winds near or above 60 mph. Storms will be entering Lubbock county shortly and bring dust and possible winds of 50-60mph to the city with some light rain. No large hail expected with any storm just the high wind potential. Storms are moving east-southeast and extend from SW New Mexico into Lubbock county and north to the panhandle.

We have reports of power lines down along Highway 207 in Floyd County.

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