Update: Flood threat continues on Monday; a few strong storms possible

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Strong to severe thunderstorms moved across the South Plains region Sunday evening and Sunday night and brought hail, gusty winds and pockets of flash flooding.

More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for our Memorial Day (Monday) as well. Some storms could be on the strong side, and we’ll still continue to see flooding issues in spots.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue throughout the day on Monday. A few storms could be on the strong side, but the main threat for severe storms will stay mostly to our south across the Permian Basin. The Storm Prediction Center has the southern half of the South Plains and Rolling Plains under a “marginal” (1 out of 5) risk for severe weather. This does include Lubbock.

The Weather Prediction Center has the South Plains region highlight in a flooding risk on Monday. Thunderstorms could drop an additional one to two inches of rainfall on Monday. Do not drive into flood waters!

A Flood Watch remains in effect until 6:00 PM CDT Monday for the southern half of the South and Rolling Plains. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7:00 PM CDT for the northern Permian Basin.

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