Watch for flash flooding as heavy rains return

Watch for flash flooding as heavy rains return

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Once April begins, storms usually mean severe weather on the south plains.

There will be a chance of isolated strong to severe storms over the next 24 hours, but the main concern will be storms that produce some very heavy rain.

Computer models indicate that rainfall totals may approach two inches with some storms on the south plains. Flash flooding may be an issue in flood prone areas, including intersections and low lying roadways.

Remember to turn around and do not drive through flood waters is you can not see the bottom of the road. In addition, heavy rain will reduce visibilities and slower travel speeds are necessary.

The potential for severe weather will be isolated and the threats will be large hail and high winds, in addition to the flooding potential. Storms will increase Wednesday afternoon and continue through early Thursday morning.

With the rain chance and cloud cover temperatures will drop below normal remaining in the 60s on Wednesday with some warming on Thursday.

Friday will bring warmer and drier weather to the south plains.

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