Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 11pm for Lubbock and South Plains
A late start to severe weather season for Lubbock and the South Plains, as today, May 1, is the first day this year with wide-spread severe thunderstorm activity.
Most storms today are forming southwest of Lubbock and the South Plains, and then the systems are moving to the north-northeast.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 11pm, Sunday night, for Lubbock, the South Plains, Amarillo, and the Texas Panhandle.
A Tornado Watch is also in effect for parts of the Permian Basin and South Plains, including Gaines, Borden, Dawson and Scurry counties.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 169 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 350 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2022 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 169 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TX . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ARMSTRONG BAILEY BRISCOE CARSON CASTRO CHILDRESS COCHRAN COLLINGSWORTH COTTLE CROSBY DALLAM DEAF SMITH DICKENS DONLEY FLOYD GARZA GRAY HALE HALL HANSFORD HARTLEY HEMPHILL HOCKLEY HUTCHINSON KENT KING LAMB LIPSCOMB LUBBOCK LYNN MOORE MOTLEY OCHILTREE OLDHAM PARMER POTTER RANDALL ROBERTS SHERMAN STONEWALL SWISHER TERRY WHEELER YOAKUM
Tornado Watch for Sunday across the southern South Plains and Permian Basin:
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 168 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 250 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2022 TORNADO WATCH 168 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TX . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ANDREWS BORDEN BREWSTER COKE CRANE CROCKETT DAWSON ECTOR GAINES GLASSCOCK HOWARD IRION LOVING MARTIN MIDLAND MITCHELL NOLAN PECOS REAGAN REEVES SCHLEICHER SCURRY STERLING SUTTON TERRELL TOM GREEN UPTON VAL VERDE WARD WINKLER
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