Overnight Storms Dump Huge Amounts Of Rain Across the Lubbock Area
If you are someone who likes sleeping during storms and rain, overnight you must have slept great if you live in the Lubbock area. Overnight storms arrived in waves with our southern regions seeing the highest rain totals.
And more rain is in the forecast this week.
According to the West Texas Mesonet, Lubbock County saw a good amount of rain with totals ranging from about 3 inches in the southern parts of the county to over one inch in the northern portions of the county.
The West Texas Mesonet took to X to report on some of the rain totals as of 8:30am and they are impressive. Statford had seen close to 4 inches of rain in the last 24 hours while Brownfield checked in with 3.31 inches and Slaton reported 3.36 inches of rain. Wolfforth reported just over 3 inches and Lubbock All Saints had 2.50 inches of rain.
The National Weather Service reported that Southbound US 87 at FM 41 in Lubbock County had been closed Tuesday morning due to flooding. Traffic was being detoured west at FM 41 to FM 1730 until the water recedes.
And at 9:27am, the gauge along the Brazos River had risen to minor flood stage.
Rain chances remain in the forecast for Lubbock through Wednesday.
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