Latest Forecast for the South Plains Area
Through 5 pm, showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop and move northeast around 25 mph across the South Plains. Heavy rain leading to flooding, small hail and gusty winds are possible with these storms.
With the abundant moisture in place, low energy funnels and landspout type tornadoes will be possible with this activity. These tornadoes are relatively small and short lived but can produce damage.
The National Weather Service issued a Tornado warning for Lubbock County at 12:30 Sunday afternoon. Lubbock residents reported seeing numerous funnels some touching the ground producing short-lived low energy tornadoes. The tornado warning expired at 1:30 p.m. Minor damage was reported in South Lubbock and heavy rains caused local floodking in the city.
Scattered thunderstorms continue in West Texas with more activity likely in the region. Some of the storms may produce large hail and high winds. Storms will continue throughout the evening and into Monday morning.
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