Heavy storms pass through Lubbock

Submitted by Breanna Aguirre
Submitted by Breanna Aguirre

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Late Wednesday afternoon, a cluster of severe thunderstorms developed north of Amarillo. These storms produced flooding rains, strong winds, and large hail across the southern Texas Panhandle.

As storms moved southward, into the South Plains, they continued to organize. Shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday evening, one severe thunderstorm became tornadic. But, while a tornado warning was issued, there was no confirmed tornado touchdown.

Storms went on to produce 40-50 mph wind gusts, pea to golf ball sized hail, and localized flooding across a large portion of the central and southern South Plains area early Thursday morning.

Similar to both Tuesday and Wednesday, more strong storms may move into the KCBD viewing area Thursday evening.


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