Lubbock, TX (79424)

5:16 PM CST on February 27, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Frankfort and 79th area | | Change Station

Elev 3294 ft 33.52 °N, 101.94 °W | Updated 11 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
72.9 °F
Feels Like 74 °F
N
8.7
Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 12.3 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 25000 ft
Overcast 30000 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 13%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:43 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KLBB 272253Z 22016KT 10SM FEW250 OVC300 23/M10 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 22030/2212 SLP066 OVC LYR THN T02281100
Pressure 29.73 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 25000 ft
Overcast 30000 ft
Heat Index 74 °F
Dew Point 19 °F
Humidity 13%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:43 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KLBB 272253Z 22016KT 10SM FEW250 OVC300 23/M10 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 22030/2212 SLP066 OVC LYR THN T02281100

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High Wind Watch
Issued: 2:57 PM CST Feb. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch remains in effect from Tuesday morning through
Tuesday evening...

* timing... Tuesday from 11 am until 7 PM.

* Winds... from the southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts to
around 60 mph.

* Impacts... travel could become hazardous, especially for small
cars and large trucks. Lightweight outdoor objects could be
swept away if not secured. Blowing dust will reduce visibility,
especially near construction sites and open fields. Broken tree
limbs and downed utility lines also may result.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or more may occur.





Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:37 PM CST Feb. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening across the southwestern and central South Plains for 20
foot winds of 20 mph or more... relative humidity 15 percent or
less... and high fire danger...

... A red flag warning is in effect from 11 am CST Tuesday until 7
PM CST Tuesday for the Texas South Plains... southern Texas
Panhandle... and the rolling plains for 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidity 15 percent or less... and high fire
danger...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect until 6 PM CST this evening.

* 20 foot winds... for this afternoon, southwest winds of 20 to
25 mph are expected. For Tuesday, southwest winds will
increase to 25 to 35 mph range with gusts to near 50 mph on
The Caprock.

* Humidity... 10 to 15 percent this afternoon, and again Tuesday.

* Fuels... are dry.

* Impacts... any fires that develop can spread rapidly. Outdoor
burning is discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are imminent or already occurring. These conditions can create
rapid wildfire growth.