Watch for lightning, flooding as rain continues

Published: Aug. 27, 2022 at 11:27 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2022 at 5:59 PM CDT
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UPDATE: John is warning of lighting and the potential for flash flooding as rain continues across Lubbock on Sunday. If you hear thunder, seek shelter and watch for flooded roadways.


LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Temperatures are on the rise through the weekend along with an increase potential in rain activity.

Rain chances
Rain chances(KCBD)

There was a mostly clear start to the weekend yesterday, apart from a few showers moving into the northwest portion of the South Plains. We will see a very similar set-up today with spotty to scattered showers/thunderstorms again this evening. Not everyone will see rain but some isolated heavy rain is possible.

Today's highs
Today's highs(KCBD)

Today will be a bit warmer than yesterday with a high of 94 in Lubbock, mostly sunny skies and breezy winds.

Heavier, more widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected Monday through Wednesday as a cold front moves into the area. Right now, guidance is expecting the front will push through on Monday. Rain chances remain in the forecast through the next 7 days.

Along with better rain chances for the workweek, we will also see cooler temperatures. Afternoon highs will top out in the lower 80s by the end of the week and overnight lows in the lower 60s.