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Last Map Update: Mon, May. 23, 2022 at 12:53:20 pm CDT

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KLBB Doppler radar imagery.
Today will be another cool day with increasing rain chances through the afternoon. Some storms could be strong to severe this afternoon with hail up to one and a half inch and winds up to 60 mph.
The best chances of ran will come tonight and may be part of a line of storms moving from west to east across the area. Some locations may receive heavy rain. Severe storms will be possible this afternoon and evening. Rainfall amounts will likely range from 1/2 inch to 2 inches.
The severe weather outlook for today, May 23rd, across the region.

 

 

 

 Current Weather Observations...
Location Time
(CDT)
Weather Vsby.
(SM)
Temp.
(ºF)
Dewpt.
(ºF)
Hum.
(%)
Wind
(mph)
Wind Chill / Heat Index
(ºF)
Pres.
(in)
Lubbock TX11:53Overcast10605172ESE 14-30.05
Childress TX11:53Overcast10574974ESE 9-30.09
Plainview TX12:30Overcast10574974SE 13-30.04
Hereford TX12:35Partly Cloudy10695051SE 13-30.03
Clovis NM11:56Clear10695152S 15G24-30.03
Tucumcari NM11:53Clear10734638S 15G29-29.96
Amarillo TX11:53Mostly Clear10644549SSE 18-30.03
Dalhart TX11:53Clear9594253S 12-30.04
Pampa TX12:35Lightning Observed10634653SE 16G21-30.05
Altus OK12:35Overcast10595381E 10-30.11
Vernon TX12:35Overcast10605585E 12-30.08
Abilene TX11:52Overcast10756161SSE 14-30.04
Sweetwater TX12:35Clear10825945SSE 13G20-30.04
Big Spring TX12:35Overcast10776157SSE 17G23-30.00
Midland TX11:53Mostly Cloudy8775953S 22G30-29.99
Hobbs NM10:50Overcast10715149SE 13G20-30.04
Carlsbad NM11:53Clear10764735SSE 10G18-29.96
Albuquerque NM11:52Overcast10672923SSW 6-30.03
Dallas/Fort Worth TX11:53Overcast10716375E 9-30.04
Houston TX12:21Partly Cloudy10776668NNE 15-30.03
Austin TX11:53Mostly Cloudy10806662NE 8-30.01

Local Weather History For May 23rd...
2013: Driven by outflow from a complex of thunderstorms in Oklahoma early this morning, a frontal boundary settled into
the northeast South Plains and northern Rolling Plains by noon ahead of very moist easterly winds. Although a weak upper
ridge was in place over West Texas, a subtropical jet streak flowing over the region assisted in severe thunderstorm
development. Strong instability combined with upslope winds and the frontal boundary supported a large supercell storm
early this afternoon in central Floyd County. This massive storm was stationary for almost 30 minutes before crawling
southward accompanied by three landspout tornadoes (all rated EF-0), golf ball size hail, and heavy rain. Once this
supercell collapsed near Cone, a haboob raced south and west into Hale, Lubbock and Crosby Counties. Winds in this dust
storm were measured up to 77 mph in Crosbyton where minor damage to trees and structures was reported. Thereafter, a
second supercell storm developed to the east in central Dickens County which also proceeded to move south. While east of
Spur, this supercell produced an EF-1 tornado over ranch land that damaged some trees. As this storms mesocyclone
continued southward