Lubbock sets rainfall record on Wednesday

Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 1:19 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2022 at 10:32 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Lubbock set a record for rainfall on Wednesday, receiving 2.22 inches, beating the previous record of 1.02 inches set in 1942.

That brings us to 5.92 inches for the month.

Flash Flood Warnings continue across the South Plains into Wednesday night.

  • Borden, TX
  • Dawson, TX

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Borden County in western Texas... Northeastern Dawson County in western Texas... * Until 700 PM CDT. * At 352 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Hancock and Arvana. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED

  • Borden, TX
  • Scurry, TX

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Borden County in western Texas... Northwestern Scurry County in western Texas... * Until 815 PM CDT. * At 505 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 1.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Gail and Fluvanna. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED

  • Dawson, TX

The National Weather Service in Midland/Odessa has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Central Dawson County in western Texas... * Until 800 PM CDT. * At 454 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Lamesa, Lamesa Municipal Airport, Welch, Los Ybanez, Punkin Center and Key. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED

  • Garza, TX
  • Lynn, TX

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR GARZA AND NORTHEASTERN LYNN COUNTIES... At 445 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms were decreasing and only light to moderate rain remained. Up to 4.5 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Post, Southland, Grassland and Wilson. We expect to let the warning expire as flooding appears to be decreasing. FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE...Radar and automated gauges.

IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Post, White River Lake, Kalgary, Caprock, Southland, Grassland and Wilson.