KLBK Weather Update Wednesday Morning (8/11/23)
LUBBOCK, Texas (KLBK) – Here is your updated forecast from the First Weather Warning Center KLBK:
Another warm day is expected across the southern Plains and Rolling Plains on Wednesday. However, the weather will not be as warm today in some areas compared to the past two days. High temperatures will range from the upper 70s to middle 80s in Caprock. It will be warm in the upper 80s and lower 90s off Caprock. Conditions are expected to be sunny to mostly sunny. It will be windy with west winds 15 to 25 mph. Wind speeds can sometimes reach 30 mph.
Sunrise this morning is 7:12 AM CST.
The clouds will continue to thicken this evening and tonight. Scattered rain is likely during the night in some areas. Low temperatures will range from the mid 30s to the upper 40s in Caprock. It’s expected to be in the mid to upper 40s off Caprock. It will remain breezy with northeast winds 15-25 mph with occasional gusts up to 30 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Sunset this evening at 5:49 PM CST.
Cooler weather returns to the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains on Thursday. The weather will be cloudy and breezy. Scattered rain is expected at intervals throughout the day. Highs will range from the mid 40s to mid 50s. Winds will be northeasterly, at a speed of 15 to 25 knots. The chance of rain is 40 percent.
Sunrise is 7:13 AM CST. Sunset is 5:48 PM CST.
Scattered rain is expected on Thursday across the southern Plains and Rolling Plains. Some shower activity may continue until early Friday morning in some areas. There is another slight chance of rain showers on Monday in some areas.
High temperatures on Wednesday will range from the upper 70s to the lower 90s. Cold weather returns Thursday with daytime highs dropping into the middle 40s to mid 50s range. High temperatures on Friday will be milder with temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 50s. High temperatures on Saturday will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s. Sunday will be milder with lows to the mid 60s expected. Monday’s highs will fall into the upper 50s and lower 60s. It will become a little milder again on Tuesday with a forecast in the lower to mid 60s.
Low temperatures will range from the middle 30s to upper 40s on Thursday morning. Friday and Saturday morning will be cooler with low temperatures in the upper 30s to very low 40s. Lows to upper 30s are expected Sunday morning. Monday and Tuesday morning lows will range from the middle 30s to lower 40s.
No significant changes in drought status were observed across parts of the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) update released Thursday, November 2. The Lubbock metro area and parts of the southern Plains and Rolling Plains remain in “drought-free” status. This area expanded slightly across Rolling Plains. Otherwise, abnormally dry (D0) to moderate (D1) conditions continue to be reported in other areas of the Southern Plains and Rolling Plains.
Climate data for Lubbock for Wednesday, November 8:
Sunrise: 7:12 a.m. CST
Sunset: 5:49 PM CST
Normal high: 67 degrees
Normal low: 39 degrees
Record high: 89 degrees (1916)
Record low: 20 degrees (1943)
First warning forecast for KLBK:
Today: Sunny to mostly sunny, breezy and consistently warm. Highs range from the upper 70s to the lower 90s. Winds are westerly 15 – 25 knots per hour, with gusts sometimes reaching 30 knots per hour.
Tonight: Lots of clouds and continued breezes. Scattered rain is possible during the night. Lows range from the mid 30s to upper 40s. Winds are northeasterly 15 – 25 knots per hour, with gusts sometimes reaching 30 knots per hour. The chance of rain is 20 percent.
Thursday: Cloudy, breezy, and cooler. – Scattered showers of rain sometimes throughout the day. Highs range from the mid-40s to mid-50s. Winds are northeasterly 15 to 25 knots per hour. The chance of rain is 40 percent.
Meteorologist Chris White
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