KLBK Weather Update Tuesday Morning (12/9/23)
Lubbock, Texas (KLBK) – Here are your updated forecasts from the KLBK Weather First Warning Center:
Scattered rain and thunderstorm chances will continue across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains on Tuesday. Conditions are also expected to be cloudy to mostly cloudy and the weather will be cooler. High temperatures will range from the mid 60s to mid 70s. The wind will be east-northeast, with a speed of 10 to 20 knots. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
sSunrise this morning at 7:28 a.m. CST.
Scattered rain and thunderstorms are expected this evening and tonight. Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy to cloudy with low temperatures in the mid 50s to mid 60s. The winds will be east-southeasterly, at a speed of 5 to 15 knots. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
Sunset at 7:58 PM CST.
More scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Wednesday across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains. Otherwise, the weather will be mostly cloudy to cloudy with a slight rise in temperatures. High temperatures will range from the low to mid 70s. The wind will be southeasterly, at a speed of 10 to 15 knots. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
Sunrise is 7:29 AM CST. Sunset is 7:57 PM CST.
A welcome shift in the weather pattern has brought cooler temperatures and much-needed rain chances in the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains. Temperatures are expected to be below average during the weekend. There are also chances of scattered rain and thunderstorms daily through Saturday.
Tuesday will be cooler with highs in the mid 60s to mid 70s. High temperatures on Wednesday will be a bit warmer with low to mid 70s expected. The weather will be warmer on Thursday with daytime highs in the mid 70s to mid 80s. Mid 70s to lower 80s are the high temperatures expected on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We’ll start to warm up again on Sunday and Monday with highs in the lower to middle 80s.
Low temperatures will range from the mid 50s to mid 60s Wednesday into Friday morning. Mid 50s to lower 60s are morning lows expected Saturday into Monday morning.
Drought conditions continue to increase across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor update released Thursday, September 7.
Abnormal drought (D0) to extreme (D2) conditions exist throughout the southern plains and rolling plains. The Lubbock metro area is rated in extreme (D2) and moderate drought (D1) conditions as of Thursday’s update. Lubbock is well below four inches of normal precipitation for the year.
Climate data for Lubbock for Tuesday, September 12:
Sunrise: 7:28 AM CST
Sunset: 7:58 PM CST
Normal height: 86 degrees
Normal low: 61 degrees
Record high: 100 degrees (1930)
Low record: 44 degrees (1959)
First warning forecast for KLBK:
Today: scattered rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy to cloudy and much cooler. High temperatures range from the mid-60s to mid-70s. Winds east-northeast 10-20 mph. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
Tonight: Scattered rain and thunderstorms. The weather is mostly cloudy to cloudy with low temperatures ranging from the mid-50s to mid-60s. Winds are east-southeasterly 5-15 knots per hour. The chance of rain is 50 percent.
Wednesday: Scattered rain and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy to cloudy and slightly warm. High temperatures range from the low to mid 70s. Winds are southeasterly 10-15 knots. The chance of rain is 50 percent.