Severe storms leave behind wind damage, flooding across the South Plains region

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Strong to severe thunderstorms moved across the South and Rolling Plains from late Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning.

The storms left behind behind widespread wind damage and flooding.

Some of the most significant damage was reported in Lamesa. The Texas Tech National Wind Institute’s West Texas Mesonet site in Lamesa recorded a wind gust of 88 mph. There was a also a Tornado Warning in the area for a time Saturday evening.

Flash flooding was also reported in and around Lamesa from the storms.

The video (directly above) comes from Paige Freeman near Lamesa Saturday evening.

Other locations across the South Plains and the Rolling Plains experiences damaging thunderstorm wind gusts and flooding rainfall. Many West Texas Mesonet sites recorded wind gusts between 55 and 80 mph with the storms Saturday evening.

The following is a summary of local storm reports provided by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Lubbock:

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0539 PM     HAIL             9 SW TOKIO              33.09N 102.68W
06/26/2021  E1.00 INCH       YOAKUM             TX   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0705 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 ENE MORTON            33.73N 102.74W
06/26/2021  M72 MPH          COCHRAN            TX   MESONET         

0706 PM     HAIL             1 E MORTON              33.72N 102.74W
06/26/2021  E0.88 INCH       COCHRAN            TX   TRAINED SPOTTER 

0810 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 SSW MULESHOE          34.21N 102.74W
06/26/2021  M61 MPH          BAILEY             TX   MESONET         

0810 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 ENE MORTON            33.73N 102.74W
06/26/2021  M76 MPH          COCHRAN            TX   MESONET         

0818 PM     HAIL             MULESHOE WILDLIFE REFUG 33.95N 102.75W
06/26/2021  E2.00 INCH       BAILEY             TX   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            VIDEO RECEIVED VIA TWITTER. 

0841 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 NE AMHERST            34.02N 102.40W
06/26/2021  M76 MPH          LAMB               TX   MESONET         

0901 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 S LEVELLAND           33.53N 102.36W
06/26/2021  M66 MPH          HOCKLEY            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

0910 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 SSW ANTON             33.73N 102.19W
06/26/2021  M64 MPH          HOCKLEY            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

0917 PM     HAIL             ABERNATHY               33.83N 101.84W
06/26/2021  E1.75 INCH       LUBBOCK            TX   PUBLIC          

0924 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S PEP                 33.79N 102.56W
06/26/2021                   HOCKLEY            TX   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            POWER POLES DOWN ALONG ROADWAY 

0934 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 SSW WHITHARRAL        33.70N 102.34W
06/26/2021                   HOCKLEY            TX   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            LOW-LYING AREAS OF HWY 385 FLOODED BETWEEN 1294 RD AND 
            SPAIN RD 

0945 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 WNW LUBBOCK           33.60N 101.90W
06/26/2021  M69 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

0945 PM     TSTM WND GST     REESE CENTER            33.61N 102.05W
06/26/2021  M57 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

0946 PM     TSTM WND GST     REESE CENTER            33.61N 102.05W
06/26/2021  M57 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

0946 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NNE LUBBOCK           33.67N 101.82W
06/26/2021  M68 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   ASOS            

0951 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 WNW BURRIS            33.54N 101.81W
06/26/2021  M57 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1002 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 S PLAINVIEW           34.18N 101.71W
06/26/2021  M64 MPH          HALE               TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1004 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 NNE TAHOKA            33.21N 101.78W
06/26/2021  M64 MPH          LYNN               TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1009 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NE SLATON             33.46N 101.62W
06/26/2021  M72 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1011 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NE SLATON             33.46N 101.62W
06/26/2021  M76 MPH          LUBBOCK            TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1027 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 NE POST               33.20N 101.37W
06/26/2021  M63 MPH          GARZA              TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1045 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NW WHITE RIVER LAKE   33.53N 101.17W
06/26/2021  M67 MPH          CROSBY             TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

1047 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NW WHITE RIVER LAKE   33.53N 101.17W
06/26/2021  M69 MPH          CROSBY             TX   MESONET         

            WEST TEXAS MESONET 

The following is a summary of local storm reports provided by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Midland/Odessa:

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0831 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LAMESA                  32.73N 101.96W
06/26/2021                   DAWSON             TX   SOCIAL MEDIA

            VIDEO OF STREET FLOODING IN LAMESA SUBMITTED VIA SOCIAL
            MEDIA.
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0822 PM FLASH FLOOD LAMESA 32.73N 101.96W
06/26/2021 DAWSON TX SOCIAL MEDIA

VIDEO OF AT LEAST A FOOT OF FLOWING WATER OVER ROADS IN
LAMESA.
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0810 PM     FLASH FLOOD      3 W LAMESA              32.73N 102.01W
06/26/2021                   Dawson             TX   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HIGHWAY 180 WEST OF LAMESA IMPASSABLE DUE TO WATER AND
            MUD OVER THE ROAD.
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0750 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LAMESA                  32.73N 101.96W
06/26/2021                   DAWSON             TX   SOCIAL MEDIA

            PHOTOS OF RV PARK WITH DAMAGED AND FLIPPED RV TRAILERS.
            TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR AND LOCAL MESONET AND AWOS
            OBSERVATIONS.
..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0744 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 S LAMESA              32.72N 101.96W
06/26/2021  M88 MPH          Dawson             TX   MESONET

            LAMESA MESONET MEASURED A WIND GUST OF 88 MPH.

This article will be update as we receive additional storm and damage reports.

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