LUBBOCK, Texas — A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was issued for Lubbock and portions of the South Plains through 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.

UPDATED Coverage: Severe weather coverage highlights for Wednesday May 24, 2023

Meteorologist Jacob Riley reported, “The main concerns with tonight’s severe weather potential will be damaging winds up to 80 MPH, large hail up to apple-sized (3.00″ in diameter), localized flash flooding, and even an isolated tornado or two.”

The video below by K. Sifuentes of a landspout was taken prior to 6:20 p.m. near Hereford.

Storm Highlights

  • Hail Northwest of Shallowater Lacy Farris, May 23, 2023
  • North of Levelland South of Whitharral
  • Hail May 23, 2023

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