LUBBOCK, Texas — According to the National Weather Service, several counties on the South Plains, including Lubbock will be on a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Friday evening until 2:00 a.m.

The Texas counties listed include Bailey, Castro, Cochran, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Gaines, Hale, Hartley, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Moore, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Swisher, Terry and Yoakum.

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Additionally, the NWS said New Mexico counties Chaves, Curry, De Baca Eddy, Guadalupe, Harding, Lea, Quay, Roosevelt, San Miguel and Union were under the same Severe Thunderstorm Watch.

    Weather highlights:

    • According to NWS, additional thunderstorms are expected this evening and tonight across the South Plains region.
    • Some storms could be strong to severe and produce wind gusts up to 70 mph.
    • Hail up to 1 inch in diameter is also possible, NWS said.

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