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Tuesday night dust storm passes through Lubbock


A dust storm accompanied by winds of up to 55 miles per hour swept through Lubbock and the surrounding area Tuesday night, ahead of a strong cold front, reducing visibility to two city blocks in some areas.

Dust will continue overnight as winds will stay in the 35 to 45 mile per hour range for several more hours, finally decreasing to 20 to 35 miles per hour by morning.

If you have to travel late Tuesday or early Wednesday, be aware of reduced visibility due to dust and wind.

It will be colder with a low of 32 in Lubbock and wind chill temps in the 20s.

The afternoon will end with a high of 54 and winds from the northeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour and some sunshine.

Thursday morning will be cold with lows in the 20s, but afternoon highs in the 60s.

SLIDESHOW: Tuesday night dust storm 3/11

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