Issue Date: 449 AM CDT Sat May 15 2021
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains, Rolling
Plains and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.
.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.
Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across eastern New
Mexico and the western South Plains this afternoon, then increase in
coverage as they spread eastward across the Caprock and into the
Rolling Plains through the evening hours. The most intense activity
will be capable of generating hail as large as golf balls, wind gusts
to 70 mph and torrential rainfall and flash flooding.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.
Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are expected along and
ahead of a dryline Sunday afternoon and evening, with the best
chances being along and east of the Interstate 27 and Highway 87
Corridor. Additional rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will
be possible through much of next week, with significant severe
weather possible Monday afternoon and evening, favoring the southeast
Texas Panhandle and Rolling Plains. The risk for severe weather and
flash flooding will expand to include much of the South Plains late
Monday night into Tuesday as an upper level storm system approaches
More opportunities for thunderstorms will exist the second half of
the week. Some of these storms could be strong to severe and produce
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will likely be needed this afternoon and evening.
Please relay any information about severe weather to the NWS while
following local, state, and CDC guidelines.