A Severe Thunderstorm Produces Damaging Winds in Lamb County
17 June 2010

A reflectivity image from the WSR-88D Radar at Lubbock A velocity image from the WSR-88D Radar at Lubbock
 Above: Reflectivity image (left) and Velocity image (right) from the Lubbock WSR-88D radar at about 10:30 pm CDT on June 17th - just as the thunderstorm was producing 70 mph+ winds in the vicinity of Amherst. (click on each image to view a larger image)
 
 
 NWS survey of the damage around Amherst and Earth
 
 


 

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Below is a summary of severe weather reports received from our office from this event...
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
210 PM CDT FRI JUN 18 2010

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0538 PM HAIL 3 S MULESHOE 34.19N 102.73W
06/17/2010 E0.88 INCH BAILEY TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

0625 PM TSTM WND DMG 10 N SUDAN 34.21N 102.53W
06/17/2010 LAMB TX NWS STORM SURVEY

CENTER PIVOT IRRIGATION SYSTEM HEAVILY DAMAGED. TIME
ESTIMATED.

0656 PM HAIL EARTH 34.23N 102.41W
06/17/2010 M0.75 INCH LAMB TX SKYWARN SPOTTER

0703 PM HAIL 3 S NAZARETH 34.50N 102.10W
06/17/2010 E0.75 INCH CASTRO TX PUBLIC

0705 PM TSTM WND GST 5 S SPRINGLAKE 34.16N 102.31W
06/17/2010 E60 MPH LAMB TX NWS EMPLOYEE

0707 PM HAIL 5 S SPRINGLAKE 34.16N 102.31W
06/17/2010 M1.00 INCH LAMB TX NWS EMPLOYEE

0713 PM TSTM WND GST 5 S EARTH 34.16N 102.41W
06/17/2010 E60 MPH LAMB TX LAW ENFORCEMENT

0715 PM HAIL 2 SSE SPRINGLAKE 34.21N 102.29W
06/17/2010 M1.00 INCH LAMB TX AMATEUR RADIO

0715 PM TSTM WND GST 2 SSE SPRINGLAKE 34.21N 102.29W
06/17/2010 E60 MPH LAMB TX AMATEUR RADIO

0720 PM TSTM WND GST SPRINGLAKE 34.23N 102.31W
06/17/2010 E60 MPH LAMB TX PUBLIC

SMALL TREE LIMBS DOWN

0733 PM HAIL 3 W OLTON 34.18N 102.19W
06/17/2010 E0.75 INCH LAMB TX AMATEUR RADIO

0744 PM HAIL OLTON 34.18N 102.14W
06/17/2010 E1.75 INCH LAMB TX FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

1030 PM TSTM WND GST 1 NE AMHERST 34.02N 102.40W
06/17/2010 M76 MPH LAMB TX MESONET

1109 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 2 NE FRIONA 34.66N 102.70W
06/17/2010 M62 MPH PARMER TX MESONET

1120 PM NON-TSTM WND GST 1 S PLAINVIEW 34.18N 101.72W
06/17/2010 M60 MPH HALE TX MESONET

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