LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -Patchy blowing dust and mild temperatures will continue through midnight across the South Plains viewing area.
A strong cold front will drop temperatures across the area late Monday night and Tuesday. The bulk of colder air will remain to our northeast, but daytime highs Tuesday will likely remain in the middle to upper 40’s for most of the South Plains viewing area. Winds will be out of the southwest at 20 to 30 mph overnight becoming north at 20 to 30 mph Tuesday.
Wind gusts could exceed 40 to 45 mph Tuesday producing colder wind chills in the 20’s and 30’s.
No precipitation is in the forecast although a few snow flurries cannot be ruled out Tuesday across the northwestern South Plains.
Clearing skies and lower wind speeds will set the stage for much colder overnight lows in the 10’s and 20’s Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
Sunshine is in the forecast Wednesday with highs in the 50’s.