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Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for multiple counties

Published: May. 10, 2022 at 3:41 PM CDT|Updated: May. 10, 2022 at 8:29 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Multiple severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for areas across the South Plains.

Get all of the weather alerts here.

Dust Storm Warning

For Levelland and western Hockley County, into northeastern Lubbock County including Lubbock and Shallowater, until 9 p.m., Tuesday.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

  • Lubbock, TX
  • Bailey, TX
  • Castro, TX
  • Lamb, TX
  • Parmer, TX

The National Weather Service in Lubbock Texas has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern Bailey County in northwestern Texas... Southeastern Parmer County in the Panhandle of Texas... Southern Castro County in the Panhandle of Texas... Lamb County in northwestern Texas... * Until 645 PM CDT. * At 551 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 4 miles east of Muleshoe to 5 miles north of Amherst to 3 miles east of Pep, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...West Texas Mesonet. At 545 PM CDT, the West Texas Mesonet at Amherst measured a wind gust of 63 mph. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. * Locations impacted include... Littlefield, Muleshoe, Olton, Hart, Earth, Sudan, Amherst, Fieldton and Springlake. THUNDERSTORM DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...70 MPH

  • Castro, TX

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT FOR CASTRO COUNTY... At 553 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles southeast of Dimmitt, moving north at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Dimmitt, Hart, and Nazareth. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

  • Castro, TX
  • Parmer, TX

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 PM CDT FOR EASTERN PARMER AND WESTERN CASTRO COUNTIES... At 553 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles west of Easter, or 11 miles northwest of Dimmitt, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Summerfield, Easter, Lazbuddie, and Black. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

  • Lea, NM

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM MDT FOR NORTHEASTERN LEA COUNTY... At 433 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of Bronco, or 10 miles southeast of Tatum, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Gladiola. HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...1.00 IN WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH

Watches

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 p.m. for Lubbock and the South Plains, as well as much of West Texas. Storms that develop today will have the potential to produce large hail and damaging wind, with isolated reports of 2″ hail and 75mph gusts possible.

Remember, a watch means severe weather is possible. Warnings are issued when severe weather is happening.

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