Wind Chill Values to Drop to Minus 15 Degrees Into Friday Morning
Another night of single digit temperatures is making possible extremely cold wind chill values for KFYO News' Lubbock listening area.
Lubbock's low temp for Friday morning (February 4th) is forecast to be down to 7 degrees, with a wind chill value down to -15 degrees. The -15 degree wind chill will also be possible for Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle and parts of the Big Country. South of Lubbock in the Permian Basin, the wind chill is forecast to be as low as -5 degrees.
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Lubbock TX 639 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale- Floyd-Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King- Yoakum-Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall- Including the cities of Turkey, Tulia, Guthrie, Denver City, Silverton, Lubbock, Cee Vee, Plains, Muleshoe, Spur, Whiteface, Dickens, Matador, Kirkland, Happy, Wolfforth, Quitaque, Lockney, ODonnell, Slaton, New Home, Friona, Lake Alan Henry, Olton, Hale Center, Dumont, Post, Memphis, Jayton, Sundown, Farwell, Childress, Paducah, Littlefield, Wellman, Plainview, Dimmitt, Aspermont, Meadow, Old Glory, Morton, Roaring Springs, Crosbyton, Brownfield, Bovina, Floydada, Tahoka, Ralls, Levelland, Amherst, and Hart 639 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 15 below zero. * WHERE...The South Plains, Rolling Plains, and the far southern Texas Panhandle. * WHEN...Until 9 AM CST Friday. * IMPACTS...Exposed skin may become quickly frostbitten or frozen. The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Persons are urged to stay indoors until conditions improve. If you must go outside, dress in layers. Several layers of clothes will keep you warmer than a single heavy coat. Cover exposed skin to reduce your risk of frostbite or hypothermia. Gloves, a scarf, and a hat will keep you from losing your body heat.
For Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Amarillo TX 827 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 Cimarron-Texas-Beaver-Dallam-Sherman-Hansford-Ochiltree-Lipscomb- Hartley-Moore-Hutchinson-Roberts-Hemphill-Oldham-Potter-Carson- Gray-Wheeler-Deaf Smith-Randall-Armstrong-Donley-Collingsworth- Palo Duro Canyon- Including the cities of Lake Marvin, Lutie, Dalhart, Claude, Wheeler, Glazier, Romero, Umbarger, Conlen, Palo Duro Canyon State Park, Pampa, Canadian, Twitty, Lora, Kingsmill, Gruver, Goodnight, Clarendon, Lela, Four Way, Borger, Codman, Canyon, Amarillo, Waka, Perryton, Samnorwood, Buffalo Lake, Panhandle, Ware, Boys Ranch, Bootleg, Dozier, Boise City, Higgins, Masterson, Miami, White Deer, Wellington, Vega, Booker, Wolf Creek Park, Keyes, Pantex, Washburn, Bushland, Spearman, Channing, Forgan, Farnsworth, Wayside, Briscoe, Skellytown, Dumas, Shamrock, Wildorado, Stratford, Follett, Hereford, Beaver, Dawn, Hartley, and Guymon 827 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills of 5 to 15 degrees below zero are expected. * WHERE...All of the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles. * WHEN...Until Noon CST Friday. * IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could result in hypothermia and could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... You are urged to stay indoors until conditions improve. If you must go outside, dress in layers. Several layers of clothes will keep you warmer than a single heavy coat. Cover exposed skin to reduce your risk of frostbite or hypothermia. Gloves, a scarf, and a hat will keep you from losing your body heat. Keep pets indoors as much as possible.
For Abilene, San Angelo, the Big Country and the Concho Valley:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service San Angelo TX 228 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 Fisher-Nolan-Sterling-Coke-Runnels-Irion-Tom Green-Concho- Crockett-Schleicher-Sutton-Haskell-Throckmorton-Jones-Shackelford- Taylor-Callahan-Coleman-Brown-McCulloch-San Saba-Menard-Kimble- Mason- Including the cities of Gannon, Sweetwater, Broome, Sterling City, Robert Lee, Sanco, Silver, Bronte, Tennyson, Ballinger, Benoit, Hatchel, Rowena, Crews, Winters, Pumphrey, Barnhart, Arden, Mertzon, Sherwood, Carlsbad, San Angelo, Wall, Eden, Live Oak, Lowake, Ozona, Eldorado, Sonora, Irby, Haskell, Throckmorton, Woodson, Stamford, Stith, Anson, Funston, Truby, Tuxedo, Hamlin, Albany, Abilene, Clyde, Eula, Dudley, Baird, Cross Plains, Coleman, Echo, Fisk, Valera, Voss, Trickham, Brownwood, Indian Creek, Brady, Fife, Lohn, Rochelle, Voca, Chappel, Cherokee, Harkeyville, San Saba, Erna, Fort Mckavett, Hext, Menard, Cleo, Junction, London, Roosevelt, Segovia, Telegraph, Fredonia, Katemcy, Koockville, Loyal Valley, Mason, Pontotoc, and Streeter 228 PM CST Thu Feb 3 2022 ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 5 below zero. * WHERE...All of west central Texas, especially in outlying areas where temperatures are coldest. * WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 10 AM CST Friday. * IMPACTS...The cold wind chills could result in hypothermia if precautions are not taken. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Use caution while traveling outside. Wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves. Be sure to cover all exposed skin.