KLBK weather update Thursday afternoon: September 30, 2021 | KLBK | KAMC


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LUBBOCK, Texas – KLBK Chief Meteorologist Jacob Riley has your Thursday night weather update.

Tonight: Heavy rain. Minimum of 57 °. Winds NE 10-20 MPH.
Tomorrow: Heavy rain. High of 71 °. Winds NE 15-25 MPH.

Showers and storms will increase in coverage over the southern plains this evening. Showers and thunderstorms will spread from west to east. Some locally heavy precipitation totals are expected, with a few areas receiving more than 1 inch of additional precipitation! The lows will be in the 1950s, with northeast winds of around 10 to 15 MPH.

Friday will consist of below average temperatures and scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms! Heavy precipitation is expected again, with some areas receiving an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain. The peaks will range from the mid-60s to the mid-70s under mostly cloudy skies. Winds will blow from the east at around 10-15 MPH. Showers and storms will continue through the evening and into the night, possibly canceling or delaying high school football games across the region. Showers will start to leave the area early on Saturday morning, with troughs peaking in the 1940s to the mid 1950s.

Saturday will begin with a few showers throughout the region. At lunchtime on Saturday, our skies will start to clear up as the rain ends. High temperatures will warm up in the 60s above 70, with northwesterly winds around 8-12 MPH. From Saturday evening to Sunday morning, it will be cool, with lows ranging from the upper 40’s to the mid-50’s.

Sunday will be another fun day across the Southern Plains! Highs will range from the 70s to lows of the 80s, with only a few clouds around the area. Winds will blow from the north-northeast at around 8-12 MPH. From Sunday evening to Monday morning, it will stay cold, with lows ranging from the upper 40s to the 50s.

Extended forecast:
A drier forecast will remain in the region next week. Maximums will vary from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s under mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies. The winds will remain relatively calm. Morning lows will remain near average, ranging from the upper 40s to the middle and upper 50s. By the end of next week, a high pressure ridge will begin to return to the southern plains. This will bring temperatures above average to the southern plains from Friday to Sunday.

KLBK 7 day forecast
Validity: September 30, 2021

Climate data from Lubbock for Thursday, September 30:
Sunrise: 7:41 a.m. CDT
Sunset: 7:33 PM CDT
Normal high: 81 °
High record: 99 ° (1977)
Normal low: 55 °
Record low: 35 ° (1985)

Have a fantastic Friday, South Plains!

-Jacob.

Facebook: Meteorologist Jacob Riley

Twitter: @jrileywx


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