LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Today is the anniversary of the 1970 Lubbock tornado. Yesterday Lubbock set a Record Minimum High Temperature of 47 degrees, breaking the record of 54 degrees set in 1954.
Showers and low lying clouds will begin to drift out of the region by this afternoon while afternoon temperatures begin a warming trend, reaching the mid to upper 60's today.
A slim chance for showers to develop this afternoon and evening, though amounts will remain light and no thunderstorms expected at this time.
Sunday morning temperatures start in the upper 40's to low 50's with a chance for showers mainly in the northeastern South Plains. Tomorrow afternoon temperatures will rebound into the upper 60's and low 70's with increasing shower/thunderstorm chances through the afternoon though much of the activity will stay in the southern counties in our viewing area. Heavy rainfall amounts can be expected tomorrow afternoon through Monday morning, especially in communities such as Seminole, Lamesa, and Snyder. Roadways will continue to be impacted by rainfall through Tuesday morning while showers with some embedded thunderstorms are expected to remain in the forecast.
Afternoon temperatures continue to stay pleasant through the week and potentially reach the upper 80′s near 90 degrees on Thursday as a ridge of high pressure makes it’s way over the region.