Kelly Plasker is Texan to her core with roots stretching from the plains of Lubbock down to the San Antonio River.
Raised in an Air Force family, Kelly learned the value of duty, community, and loyalty. Growing up under the vast West Texas skies, Kelly grew to appreciate the dynamics of weather and the intrigue of storm chasing.
Not just a face on the television, Kelly is a proud mother of three supporting her children in their school and extra-curricular activities.
When time permits, she loves soaking up the vibrant West Texas sun poolside, on the golf course, or cheering on the Texas Tech Red Raiders and San Antonio Spurs.
A shift in the upper level high pressure dominating our weather pattern will bring slightly cooler temperatures to Lubbock today with a mix of clouds and sun through the day as the wind direction at the surface becomes more northeasterly by afternoon.
Record rainfall amounts will continue to create hazards on rural roadways and additional rainfall is expected today as plentiful moisture in the atmosphere flows around the ridge of high pressure dominating our weather pattern over the next several days.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM capable of producing 70 mph wind gusts will affect areas near Lubbock, Wolfforth, Shallowater, Idalou, Slaton and Texas Tech University through Midnight. Storms will move E at 25 mph and will be capable of frequent lightning/flooding.
Today will be relatively mild with high temperatures reaching the mid to upper 80′s this afternoon. For outdoor activities bring sunblock and plenty of water to stay hydrated while enjoying mix of clouds and sunshine.
Much like yesterday, the available moisture and active dry-line will assist in offering more rainfall across the South Plains. This afternoon and evening, the potential for some cells to become severe and bring large hail, damaging wind and the possible tornado will exist.
Low level moisture along with a weak cold front is producing areas of patchy fog this morning and temperatures starting in the 40′s. Mostly sunny sky will lead to afternoon temperatures in the mid to upper 70′s with increasing clouds as the afternoon progresses.
A warm and somewhat windy Easter Sunday as a ridge of high pressure passes over the South Plains today providing plenty of sunshine and high temperatures in the upper 80′s to low 90′s. Be sure to pack the sunscreen for any outdoor activities to protect skin and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated
Ample sunshine will assist temperatures to increase into the upper 70′s to low 80′s this afternoon with northerly wind becoming breezy as a few clouds drift through the area. Wind speeds reduce after sunset this evening but temperatures will remain pleasant through the overnight hours with mostly cl
Very cold start to this Sunday with relatively calm wind speeds, you’ll want to bundle up on your way outside this morning. Wind speeds sustained between 5-10mph today will help what sunshine we receive early in the day to increase temperatures back to the low 50′s, so another sweater weather kind o
Today will be the best day in the 7-day forecast to get any roof repairs completed to avoid breezy wind speeds and take advantage of warm temperaturres. Outdoor activities will be quite enjoyable today so if you can try and get ouside to enjoy the weather!
The storm system which impacted us last night will continue to develop showers and thunderstorms as it moves into the Mid-West and parts of the Mississippi Valley. Air travelers may experience flight delays or cancellations as storms are expected to become severe in some parts of the Mid-West.
A weak cold front has been making it's way southwest from the northeast this morning and will keep temperatures through today much cooler than the last few days. Clouds will continue to pour in from the south and offer a chance for light rain showers during the day with high temperatures in the mid
Overnight showers developed into a couple of bands of thunderstorms that moved from west to east across the South Plains during the early morning hours bringing little accumulated rainfall amounts, but very gusty wind speeds to many communities such as Turkey where an 80mph wind gust was recorded.
A weak cold air mass creeping into the region is assisting in bringing low lying clouds and areas of patchy fog and drizzle this morning. Temperatures starting out similar to yesterday will be drastically different for this afternoon and evening.