Chance for storms over the next several days

Chance for storms over the next several days

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

Before more rain moves into the area today, here are some of the rain totals from last 24hrs from the Tech Mesonet:
Friona 1.23"
Silverton 1.21"
Tulia 1.08"
Dimmitt 0.42"
Muleshoe 0.07"
Tahoka 0.05"
Olton 0.04"
Plains 0.02"
In the northern Panhandle the site near Claude picked up 9.16" after several slow moving strong storms dropped heavy rain.

Current radar below:

TODAY: Another hot day with highs in the 80s and low 90s across the area. More scattered storms expected developing a little after noon. We have the ingredients for some storms to become severe with hail and strong wind gusts the main risk, but with veering winds in the atmosphere a tornado can't be ruled out. Storm prediction centers outlook for this afternoon below with a low risk for this activity. Potential heavy rainfall in stronger storms may cause some areal flooding.

TONIGHT: Friday Football Games might have to battle with the scattered storms that may delay or cancel some games. Overnight showers and storms will be likely with the risk for severe storms diminishing. Low near 66 and cloudy.

WEEKEND: Scattered showers and storms likely through Saturday and looks to taper off for most of the area by early Sunday. Saturday's temperatures will be near or below the average for this time of year. Highs will drop to the upper 70s and 80s Saturday, then warming a few degree Sunday.

NEXT WEEK: Another storms system digs across the Rockies and push across the region. With moisture staying in place this will give the area another round of showers and storms through Wednesday.

Have a great Friday and weekend! Matt will keep you covered on severe storms and have the latest updated forecast tonight on the News at Nine.
-Bobby

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