A windy start to the new year

Published: Jan. 1, 2023 at 9:41 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Happy New Year! Starting the new year off on a windy note!

Tonight temperatures will drop into the 40s, with mostly cloudy skies. South winds will be on the lighter side, around 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow is going to be very windy. West winds around 20 to 30 mph and gusts up to 40 mph. A wind advisory may be put in place if speeds become hazardous. A lot of dust blowing is expected due to strong winds.


There is a cold front coming through the area tomorrow afternoon, bringing a very slight chance of rain tomorrow. We are not expecting anything measurable from those rain chances.


We will have partly cloudy skies in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. High temperatures will peak around the lower 60s and then drop into the 50s for majority of the day.

Overnight temperatures will be on the cooler side, in the mid-30s. A breezy night with continued west winds around 20 to 25 mph, and gusts up to 35 mph. We will have mostly clear skies throughout the night.

3 Day Forecast
3 Day Forecast(KCBD)

Tuesday will be breezy as well. West winds around 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the upper 50s.

Tuesday night will be mostly clear with temperatures in the lower 30s. Strong winds will continue, west winds around 15 to 20 mph.

Wednesday we will have sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid-50s.