Severe Thunderstorm Watch across the South Plains through Saturday night

Published: May. 27, 2023 at 8:41 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - As early morning thunderstorms leave the area, cloud cover remains through the morning, with a second wave of thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon.

Watch for heavier and potentially severe thunderstorms in the northwest gaining strength and moving east in the evening and overnight hours.

Severe threats include hail 1″ or larger, winds gusting up to 60-70 mph, and localized flash flooding. While not completely ruled out, tornadoes are quite unlikely.

Severe WX Outlook
Severe WX Outlook(KCBD)

Highs today will warm to the mid 70s again, dropping to the upper 50s low 60s again overnight. Chances for scattered thunderstorms continue Sunday. Memorial Day sees thunderstorm chances drop off a bit, though scattered showers are still possible in the late afternoon and evening. High temps surge slightly to the upper 70s and low 80s, where they’ll remain for the next several days.

Memorial Weekend Forecast
Memorial Weekend Forecast(KCBD)