Hail and Large Amounts of Rain Come With June Storm
Monday evening’s thunderstorm complex brought much needed rain to Lubbock, and the rest of the South Plains.
Some rainfall totals from Monday’s rain (through 11p): KFYO Studios in Southwest Lubbock 0.87″, Texas Tech Mesonet- Lubbock site 1.20″, Reese Center (West Lubbock) 1.15″, Abernathy 0.53″, Shallowater 0.65″, Idalou 0.38″, Anton 3.64″, Gail 2.94″, Lake Alan Henry 0.31″, O’Donnell 1.78″, Ralls 1.23″ & Tahoka 1.36″.
Flooding also occurred in Lubbock and other urban areas across the region. There was severe flooding on US 380 in Tahoka at US 87.
Hail at one point in northeast Lubbock County reached baseball size, with tennis ball-size hail at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport and marble size hail falling across the county. The picture of hail you see here, fell in East Lubbock near Mackenzie Park.
The storm’s winds also blew over some fences across the region and caused some scattered power outages.
As of 11p, about 30 Lubbock Power & Light customers were without power. LP&L customers that lose power can contact LP&L by calling (806) 775-2555 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org given access to a smart phone. LP&L customers utilizing the “Lights Out” email must include name, address, and exact nature of their outage in order for line crews to properly address their outage.