Storm Outlook, early afternoon update

Published: Apr. 19, 2022 at 7:12 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2022 at 12:54 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Strong to marginally severe thunderstorms may impact parts of the KCBD viewing area today. Some storms may produce hail up to about an inch in diameter and wind gusts up to about 60 mph.

Revised thunderstorm outlook as of noon CDT, via the national Storm Prediction Center (SPC).
Revised thunderstorm outlook as of noon CDT, via the national Storm Prediction Center (SPC).(KCBD First Alert)

Many spots will remain dry. Most showers will be light. A few thunderstorms may produce locally brief heavy rainfall. So, you have a chance of rain.

Showers and thunderstorms this afternoon will favor the eastern KCBD viewing area. They will gradually shift east by early evening. Spotty light showers may dot the area overnight.

Reminder - you can track the storms and showers, as well see any warnings, watches, or advisories, using our Interactive Radar here on our Weather Page and in our free KCBD Weather App. Open the menu (lower right in the radar) and under “Alerts” make sure “Tornado/Severe” is highlighted (on).

In our Weather App - free from your app store - enable notifications. If a warning is issued for the location you chose the app will send a visual and/or audible notification to mobile device. Even if the app is not running.

Today otherwise will be cloudy and breezy. Highs will range from the upper 60s in the northern viewing area to the low and mid-70s in the western and southern KCBD viewing area.

Generally cloudy and breezy today. Highs mostly from near 70 to the mid-70s. Check the story...
Generally cloudy and breezy today. Highs mostly from near 70 to the mid-70s. Check the story for today's storm and rain outlook.(KCBD First Alert)

Tonight, once any showers move eastward, will be mostly cloudy and gusty. Wednesday morning lows will range from near 50 degrees in the northwestern viewing area to the low 60s in the southeast.

Sunshine and heat return tomorrow. While some clouds will linger into Wednesday morning, the afternoon will be mostly sunny, breezy, and hot.

Temperatures Wednesday afternoon will peak from the upper 80s in the northwest to the upper 90s in the southeast. In-between, for Lubbock, my forecast high is 92°. The record for the date is 93°, set in 1925.

Sunny, breezy, and hot summarizes Thursday’s weather. Highs generally will be in the 90s. My forecast high for Lubbock is 95°. The record high for the date is 98°.

Rain chances return late this week and again late this weekend. Check it out and watch for...
Rain chances return late this week and again late this weekend. Check it out and watch for updates in the forecast section here on our Weather Page.(KCBD First Alert)

The wildfire danger remains elevated across West Texas and eastern New Mexico. Continue to practice fire prevention in the outdoors.

Rain chances return late this week and again late this weekend. Check it out and watch for updates in the forecast section here on our Weather Page as well as in our KCBD Weather App. It’s available for free in your app store.

Strong to marginally severe thunderstorms may impact parts of West Texas and southeastern New...
Strong to marginally severe thunderstorms may impact parts of West Texas and southeastern New Mexico tomorrow afternoon and evening.(KCBD First Alert)

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