Jul 29, 2022 · AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the city of Amarillo announced Friday that it has moved out of stage one of the city’s Drought Contingency plan, citing a “strong comm…
Jul 19, 2022 · US Forecast for Wednesday, July 20, 2022
The primary Lubbock tornado – the second of two tornadoes that struck the city on May 11 – produced a damage path 8.5 mi (13.7 km) long and extending across 15 sq mi (39 km 2) of ground, beginning at 9:35 p.m. in southwestern Lubbock, tracking through downtown Lubbock, and lifting shortly after 10 p.m. near the Lubbock Municipal Airport This damage path covered nearly a quarter of the city.
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The Northern Plains' climate is semi-arid and is prone to drought, annually receiving between 16 to 32 inches (410 to 810 mm) of precipitation, and average annual snowfall ranging between 15 to 30 inches (380 to 760 mm), with the greatest snowfall amounts occurring in the Texas panhandle and areas near the border with New Mexico.