Record heat possible today, not as hot Wednesday - FOX34 Lubbock

Record heat possible today, not as hot Wednesday

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

It was a hot Monday with the high at 91. It will be a few degrees hotter today with the high near 94, the record is also 94 set back in 1992. Some high clouds passing along with a sunny sky. The wind shifts to the northwest by noon and stays light 8-15mph.
Current Temperature

TONIGHT: Cold front moves through kick up the northeast wind 10-20mph. Lows drop to the 50s with a mostly clear sky.

SEVERE WEATHER: While we are not expecting any precipitation, very unstable air to our east with lots of heat and moisture in place. This leading to a risk for severe storms with hail larger than 2", damaging wind, and a few tornadoes possible. Here is this mornings Storm Prediction Centers outlook putting a bulls-eye over North Texas and Oklahoma. A line of storms expected to push south tonight across the state.
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WEDNESDAY: The front will drop highs around the average for this time of year nearing 79. Wind speeds look to be strongest early in the day before calming staying northerly.

EXTENDED: Temperatures quickly climb back to the 90s with possible triple digit heat Friday and Saturday. This will be a ridge of high pressure moving across our area. Also wind speeds look to stay on the gusty side 15-25mph each day. A weak front will drop these temperatures down a little to start next week with lower 90s expected.

Have a great Tuesday! Matt with the next updated forecast tonight on the News at Nine.
-Bobby

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