First Alert Weather: Severe storms possible today

First Alert Weather: Severe storms possible today
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Strong to severe storms could return to the South Plains Friday evening.

The primary threats for severe weather are high winds, over 60 mph, large hail, more than 1" in diameter, some locally heavy rain and frequent lightning.

The greatest threat will be between 7 p.m. and midnight for most of the area. However, showers and storms will continue overnight into early Saturday.

Rain will slowly move out of the area by late Saturday, leaving a cool and windy day.

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Friday's forecast is for gusty southeast winds, increasing clouds and highs that will be on the cool side at 60 to 64 degrees.

Saturday, due to clouds and rain, the highs will likely also stay in the low to mid 60s and again, with gusty north winds at 15 to 25 mph and stronger.

It looks like Sunday will be pleasant with a chilly morning and sunny and mild afternoon temps in the 60s and low 70s.

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