update 10:07 p.m. - The Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Lubbock and much of the area, counties in green below, until 3 a.m.
As for the storm mentioned below, it produced a gust of 64mph at the Tech Mesonet site southwest of Wolfforth. But it has weakened considerably. The warning was allowed to expire. There are two significant storms farther west, near Seagraves and near Littlefield.
update 8:45 p.m. - The NWS has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the city of Lubbock, Lubbock County as well as Hockley, NE Terry and NW Lynn counties.
The storm is moving NE and the strong wind is ahead of the core of the storm, where 1" hail is possible. A gust of 68mph was clocked just south of Brownfield on the Texas Tech Mesonet.
The Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the western South Plains, western Panhandle, parts of the Permian Basin and Eastern New Mexico. It runs through 10 p.m. CDT/ 9 p.m. MDT. for areas in green below.
Main concern with storms will be strong wind, though some hail will also be possible. Storms are developing now in New Mexico and some should make it to the western South Plains late this afternoon. If storms can make it to the I-27/US 87 corridor, it'll likely be later this evening.