Officials warn of severe thunderstorms Sunday night

Phillip Cunningham
April 16, 2018

With mostly sunny conditions and a pretty uniform setup over the area, temperatures over that time will greatly depend on snow depth.

Thursday's forecast calls for a high of 78 with a low of 59. Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions and be ready to act quickly if severe weather is observed or a warning is issued. The Lubbock metro area is included in the Freeze Warning. Gusty winds are expected there.

A Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 7:00 PM CDT for Borden, Dawson, Gaines and Scurry County.

Your WIS First Alert Weather Team continues to track strong to severe storms through the Midlands on this Sunday.

Temperatures will stay around the low to mid-80s, according to NWS.

Tuesday morning will be chilly with 40s and 50s before warmer weather returns for the rest of the week. Just keeping a slight 20 percent chance for a shower.

Some lingering showers are still possible Sunday morning, but the severe weather threat will be over.

Impacts: A severe storm is possible at any point Saturday, but the risk of severe weather looks to be highest after 12PM.

And he's asking the public to keep an eye out for any flooding that may occur should you be driving in a storm.

"It's become sort of a tradition this month to have severe weather Friday and a cool weekend", Huckaby said.

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The clouds will clear Monday night as temperatures fall into the low 30s again. Half an inch to an inch of rain is expected. Winds won't be as strong today, but a few gusts up to 20 miles per hour will be possible. Lows around 68. Wind S 10-20 miles per hour. The front looks to push through sometime Sunday. The northwest winds are bringing the smell of smoke from wildfires in Oklahoma. Sunday will be breezy with a gradually clearing sky.

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