KLBK Weather Update Tuesday Morning (9/18/23)
LUBBOCK, Texas (KLBK) – Here is your updated forecast from the First Weather Warning Center KLBK:
There is a very slight chance of thunderstorms early this morning across the far north Southern Plains and Rolling Plains. Otherwise, conditions are expected to be sunny to partly cloudy this morning across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains. The weather is expected to be sunny to cloudy this afternoon. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms later in the afternoon across the Rolling Plains. High temperatures will range from the upper 80s to the middle 90s. It will be windy at times, with west-southwesterly winds 10 to 20 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Sunrise this morning is 7:33 AM CST.
There is a slight chance of thunderstorms in the early evening across the rolling plains. Otherwise, skies are expected to be mostly clear this evening and tonight. Low temperatures will range from the mid 50s to upper 60s. The wind will be southwesterly, at a speed of 5 to 15 knots. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Sunset this evening at 7:48 PM CST.
Update: The Storm Prediction Center portions of the Rolling Plains are at “Marginal Level” (Level 1 of 5) at risk for severe weather late Tuesday afternoon – early Wednesday evening. The primary threats are a thunderstorm or two that can produce 60-70 wind gusts and up to a quarter size (1.00 inch) of hail.
Sunny to partly cloudy weather is expected across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains on Wednesday. The weather will be a degree or two cooler in some areas, but will remain warm until September 20. High temperatures will range from the upper 80s to the middle 90s. Winds will be northwesterly at a speed of 5-15 knots per hour.
Sunrise is 7:34 AM CST. Sunset is 7:47 PM CST.
There is a slight chance of thunderstorms late afternoon and early evening Tuesday across Rolling Plains. Some thunderstorms are likely to occur in the morning, late afternoon and evening on Thursday in some areas. Thundershowers are possible in some areas late Friday afternoon and evening. Scattered thundershowers are also expected in the afternoon and evening in some areas on Monday.
High temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday will range from the upper 80s to the middle 90s. Mid 80s and lower 90s are the expected highs on Thursday and Friday. High temperatures on Saturday range from the mid to upper 80s. Highs on Monday and Tuesday will be in the lower to middle 80s.
Low temperatures Wednesday morning will range from the middle 50s to upper 60s. Low temperatures on Thursday range from the upper 50s to the middle 60s. Low to upper 60s are expected morning lows for Friday and Saturday morning. Low temperatures on Sunday and Monday will range from the middle 50s to the lower 60s.
Drought conditions continue to increase across the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor update released Thursday, September 14.
Abnormal drought (D0) to extreme (D2) conditions exist throughout the southern plains and rolling plains. The Lubbock metro area remains classified in severe drought conditions (D2) and moderate drought conditions (D1) as of Thursday’s update.
Climate data for Lubbock for Tuesday, September 19:
Sunrise: 7:33 AM CST
Sunset: 7:48 PM CST
Normal high: 84 degrees
Normal low: 59 degrees
Record high: 105 degrees (1930)
Record low: 42 degrees (1991)
First warning forecast for KLBK:
Today: A weak chance of early morning thunderstorms in some areas. The weather will be sunny to partly cloudy, hot and breezy at times. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms later in the afternoon across the Rolling Plains. High temperatures range from the upper 80s to the mid 90s. Winds are west-southwesterly 10-20 knots per hour. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Tonight: A slight chance of thunderstorms in the early evening across the Rolling Plains. Mostly clear with low temperatures in the middle 50s to upper 60s. Winds are southwesterly 5-15 knots per hour.
Wednesday: Sunny to partly cloudy with high temperatures in the upper 80s to middle 90s. Winds are northwesterly 5-15 knots per hour.
Meteorologist Chris White
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