Lubbock hit by wall of dust, brief power outage Wednesday night

Updated: Jun. 17, 2020 at 8:40 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A wall of dust swept through the city of Lubbock as severe thunderstorms brought high winds and heavy rain to the South Plains on Wednesday night.

1,600 customers were affected by an LP&L power outage, but service was quickly restored.

POWER RESTORED: Crews have fixed equipment and restored power to customers affected by the storm. OUTAGE ALERT: A...

Posted by Lubbock Power & Light on Wednesday, June 17, 2020

After midnight, storm chances diminish with clouds remaining. Lows end up in the middle to upper 60′s. Gusty winds are possible through the overnight hours.

Skies become partly to mostly sunny Thursday with isolated to widely scattered showers and storms possible again. Highs end up in the lower to middle 90′s. Southerly winds average 10 to 20 mph.

Models are also suggesting more storm action Friday afternoon and evening with marginal severe risks possible as we approach the weekend.

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