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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Second Day In A Row Giant Hail Bombs West Texas.

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Blog Updated At 10:08 AM MDT.

Mobile Homes Are Not A Safe Place To Be During Severe
Thunderstorms. To See More Photos Of The Hail Damage That
Occurred In The Lubbock, TX Area On Sunday, April 29, 2012
Please Visit My Blog Post Here.

GRLevel3 Base Reflectivity Monday At 4:30 PM MDT.
Softball size hail was occurring at the time of this image.


For the second day in a row parts of West Texas once again was bombed by giant hail.

At 4:30 PM MDT/5:30 PM CDT, the public reported that golf ball, tennis ball, and softball size hail was breaking the windshields on vehicles 15 miles northeast of Gail, in Borden County.

At 5:41 PM MDT/6:41 CDT, a spotter reported tennis ball size hail (2.5" in diameter) 6 miles south of Fluvanna, in Scurry County.

At 5:50 PM MDT/6:50 CDT, the Emergency Manager reported tennis ball size hail (2.5" in diameter) in Fluvanna.

At 6:12 PM MDT/7:12 CDT, a storm chaser reported ping pong ball size hail (1.5" in diameter) 6 miles south of Fluvanna, in Scurry County.

At 6:40 PM MDT/7:40 PM CDT, the Mesonnet automated weather station located 3 miles west-northwest of Fluvanna, in Borden County, reported a measured thunderstorm wind gust of 77 mph.

Please click on the link above to see additional severe weather reports in the Midland National Weather Service County Warning Area that occurred yesterday.


At 3:45 PM MDT/4:45 PM CDT, Law Enforcement Officals reported baseball size hail broke out a windshield 2 miles north of Post, in Garza County on Hwy 207.

At 5:52 PM MDT/6:52 PM CDT, an amateur radio operator reported baseball size hail (2.75" in diameter) 2 miles west of Dickens, in Dickens County.

Please click on the link above to see additional severe weather reports in the Lubbock National Weather Service County Warning Area that occurred yesterday.

Today & Wednesday.








Hot dry weather will continue across southeastern New Mexico today and tomorrow. Our afternoon high temperatures are forecast to climb up into the mid-upper 90's both days. Southwesterly winds are forecast to gust up to around 30-35 mph both afternoons. A Red Flag Warning is in effect today, and a Fire Weather Watch has been issued for tomorrow.

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