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WEATHER ALERT: Severe weather expected Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Severe weather returns to the area starting Friday night.

The Storm Zone for Friday night has shifted north towards Lubbock and Amarillo. Here across the Permian Basin strong storms will develop late Friday afternoon north of I-10. The main risks for Friday include:

  • Small Hail
  • Lightning
  • Heavy Rain

The highest threat of severe weather will be on Saturday. Severe storms will develop across our area during the afternoon hours. The tornado threat on Saturday will be the highest we have seen this year so far. Other threats include:

  • Large Hail (quarter-sized +)
  • Strong Winds (50+ mph)
  • Flash Flooding (3"+ rain)

The risk of severe weather will extend through Sunday afternoon. The main risks for Sunday include:

  • Heavy Rain
  • Lightning

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