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Well, this year's severe weather season has started early.

A Tornado Watch has been issued for Lubbock, Plainview, Post, and the South Plains until 9pm. The Tornado Watch also extends into the Texas Panhandle, including Deaf Smith and Randall counties. It also includes Curry and Roosevelt counties in Eastern New Mexico.

The main potential hazards with tonight's Tornado Watch: winds of at least 60 mph, hail between 1" to 2" inches in size, and possible tornadoes.

KFYO's Rob Snyder and KAMC's Ron Roberts will have the latest severe weather updates on News/Talk 95.1 & 790, KFYO; Awesome 98 and Lonestar 99.5.

 

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 17
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
320 PM CST FRI MAR 12 2021

TORNADO WATCH 17 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CST FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

TXC011-017-045-069-075-079-087-101-107-117-125-129-153-169-189-
191-219-279-303-305-345-369-381-437-445-501-130300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0017.210312T2120Z-210313T0300Z/

TX
.    TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ARMSTRONG            BAILEY              BRISCOE
CASTRO               CHILDRESS           COCHRAN
COLLINGSWORTH        COTTLE              CROSBY
DEAF SMITH           DICKENS             DONLEY
FLOYD                GARZA               HALE
HALL                 HOCKLEY             LAMB
LUBBOCK              LYNN                MOTLEY
PARMER               RANDALL             SWISHER
TERRY                YOAKUM