LUBBOCK and AMARILLO — On Monday, the Storm Prediction Center called for slight and marginal risk for severe weather across West Texas. Thunderstorms, hail and damaging winds were part of the forecast for Monday and Monday night.
The forecast for Tuesday is even more serious. It calls for an enhanced risk over much of West Texas, and portions of Oklahoma and Kansas.
“Severe thunderstorms are expected across the southern High Plains Tuesday; hail, wind, and tornadoes are all expected,” the SPC said.
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5:30 pm radar update: Thunderstorms continue to develop across the western South Plains. Some of the storms are already strong and a few may become briefly severe, with golfball-sized hail and wind gusts to around 65 mph the main threats. #txwx pic.twitter.com/S5BlkEIUlR — NWS Lubbock (@NWSLubbock) May 6, 2019
Today’s severe risk LBB metro area north. Hail to 1.5″ along with damaging wind. Thunderstorms will for form later this afternoon. KAMC Weather Lab on stand-by.#txwx #Lubbock #severeweather pic.twitter.com/Two77XD8IR — RonRoberts.TV (@rrobertswxlab) May 6, 2019
Friends, neighbors, and strangers are helping cleanup a property that had a direct hit from the Tahoka tornado. Not shown here, large farm equipment toppled over. #TXwx pic.twitter.com/LnSBRy98QO — Alex O’Brien (@WXAlexOBrien) May 6, 2019