Tornado Watch is in Effect Until 9pm for Lubbock and the Surrounding Area
Well, this year's severe weather season has started early.
A Tornado Watch has been issued for Lubbock, Plainview, Post, and the South Plains until 9pm. The Tornado Watch also extends into the Texas Panhandle, including Deaf Smith and Randall counties. It also includes Curry and Roosevelt counties in Eastern New Mexico.
The main potential hazards with tonight's Tornado Watch: winds of at least 60 mph, hail between 1" to 2" inches in size, and possible tornadoes.
KFYO's Rob Snyder and KAMC's Ron Roberts will have the latest severe weather updates on News/Talk 95.1 & 790, KFYO; Awesome 98 and Lonestar 99.5.
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 17 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 320 PM CST FRI MAR 12 2021 TORNADO WATCH 17 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TXC011-017-045-069-075-079-087-101-107-117-125-129-153-169-189- 191-219-279-303-305-345-369-381-437-445-501-130300- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0017.210312T2120Z-210313T0300Z/ TX . TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ARMSTRONG BAILEY BRISCOE CASTRO CHILDRESS COCHRAN COLLINGSWORTH COTTLE CROSBY DEAF SMITH DICKENS DONLEY FLOYD GARZA HALE HALL HOCKLEY LAMB LUBBOCK LYNN MOTLEY PARMER RANDALL SWISHER TERRY YOAKUM