Smoke from Panhandle fires can be smelled across South Plains - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Smoke from Panhandle fires can be smelled across South Plains

Source: KCBD First Alert Forecast Center Source: KCBD First Alert Forecast Center
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The National Weather Service of Lubbock is reporting smoke from ongoing fires across the northeast Texas Panhandle, northwest Oklahoma, and southwest Kansas has pushed across the South Plains. Smoke will remain over the area throughout the day.

NWS reports wind will return and help push smoke out of the area, but until then visibility could be reduced and people who are sensitive to smoke should remain indoors.

According to the National Weather Service, smoke from the Panhandle fires reached the Lubbock area at 5:00 am Tuesday morning. 

Towercam images from the KCBD First Alert Forecast Center show smoke and hazy sites in Lubbock. 

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