Lubbock, TX

6:42 AM CST on February 28, 2017 (GMT -0600)
ME3644 | | Change Station

Elev 3220 ft 33.58 °N, 101.88 °W | Updated 16 minutes ago

Overcast
Overcast
61.0 °F
Feels Like 61.0 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW
Gusts 5.0 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Overcast 14000 ft
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 6:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KLBB 281153Z 22011KT 10SM SCT120 OVC140 16/M03 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP069 T01561033 10172 20150 50004
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Overcast 14000 ft
Dew Point 28 °F
Humidity 28%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:16 AM 6:43 PM
Waxing Crescent, 5% visible
METAR KLBB 281153Z 22011KT 10SM SCT120 OVC140 16/M03 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP069 T01561033 10172 20150 50004

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High Wind Warning
Issued: 6:22 AM CST Feb. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High Wind Warning in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM
CST this evening...

The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a High Wind
Warning, which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM CST
this evening. The high wind watch is no longer in effect.

* Timing... from 11 am until 7 PM.

* Winds... out of the southwest at 35 to 45 mph with gusts 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 Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.






Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 6:03 AM CST Feb. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM CST this evening for the South Plains... rolling plains and
far southern Panhandle due to 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a very high
to extreme fire danger...

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph on The Caprock. The winds will be
slightly lower in the rolling plains.

* Humidity... will fall into the 10 to 15 percent range.

* Fuels... are very dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical to extremely critical fire
weather conditions are either occurring now... or will shortly. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm
temperatures will create favorable weather for rapid fire growth
and spread. Avoid activities that promote open flames and Sparks.




603 am CST Tue Feb 28 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
7 PM CST this evening for the South Plains... rolling plains and
far southern Panhandle due to 20 foot winds of 20 mph or
more... relative humidities of 15 percent or less and a very high
to extreme fire danger...

* 20 foot winds... southwest winds will increase to 30 to 40 mph
with gusts to around 55 mph on The Caprock. The winds will be
slightly lower in the rolling plains.

* Humidity... will fall into the 10 to 15 percent range.

* Fuels... are very dry.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical to extremely critical fire
weather conditions are either occurring now... or will shortly. A
combination of strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm
temperatures will create favorable weather for rapid fire growth
and spread. Avoid activities that promote open flames and Sparks.