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  1. Storms bring rainbow but little rain; more showers expected before heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Storms brought gusty winds, lightning and even a head-turning rainbow, but little rain by late Wednesday on the South Plains. There was a continued chance for more storms into the overnight hours early Thursday, returning for a 20 percent chance Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  2. TOADS looks to fill gap left by shuttered West Texas Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Amarillo.com

    ... for the family. Warren said the family leaned on JDRF at the time. So, when the foundation closed its West Texas Plains branch in October to redirect funds for more research, Warren joined with a group of concerned parents of children with type 1 ...

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  3. Another chance for storms Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 6 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Once again the best chance for storms will be in New Mexico and into the western South Plains from Muleshoe south to Seminole and Seagraves. Activity will start in the mountains and move south to southeast with a chance of arrival in the South Plains after 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

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  4. Tornado Watch continues for NE South Plains through 10 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... player, disable compatibility mode if you do not see player. A Tornado watch continues for the northeastern South Plains. It does not include Lubbock or Plainview as of Wednesday afternoon. We're expecting scattered storms, a few severe, in that ...

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  5. Tornado Warning for Cochran County extended until 10 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! A Tornado Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. for the western South Plains, not including Lubbock or Plainview. The watch extends from Littlefield south to Levelland, to Brownfield and southwest to ...

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  6. Tornado Warning for Cochran, Yoakum CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | KSWO

    ... lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 11 p.m. for the western South Plains, not including Lubbock or Plainview. The watch extends from Littlefield south to Levelland, to Brownfield and southwest to ...

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  7. Panhandle Plains"TEXAS" Outdoor MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Texas Highways

    Thousands of generations of people have lived in this spectacular landscape: Geologists have found evidence that humans called the canyon home as far back as 15,000 years ago. In more recent centuries, the Apache, Comanche, and Kiowa tribes all fought many battles over this precious territory, including their last stand against the tribes were pushed out to reservations in Oklahoma, settlers began moving in, including Charles Goodnight-inventor of the chuckwagon-who drove more than a thousand cattle into the canyon in 1876.

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  8. Crazy West Texas weather brings snow Saturday, sun and 60s expected SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Saturday's rain and snow in the 30s and 40s will transition to a nice, sunny Sunday in the 60s - that's West Texas weather. After a potent cold front brought rain and snow fall across the South Plains and Panhandle throughout the day Saturday, northern parts of the region were expected to dip below freezing early Sunday.

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  9. South Plains sees a dozen tornadoes so far in - 17, approaching yearly averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe weather season is off to an active start this spring on the South Plains, with the National Weather Service in Lubbock confirming about a dozen tornadoes since the beginning of the year, along with countless severe thunderstorms bringing large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds. Reports from early Monday showed a funnel cloud sighting in Swisher County during the overnight hours, with NWS meteorologist Steven Cobb saying the "very intense" supercell thunderstorm that triggered a tornado warning late Sunday had a strong potential for producing a tornado.

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  10. Funnel cloud, tennis-ball-size hail reported as powerful storms move through South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe thunderstorms brought a possible funnel cloud, large - sometimes tennis-ball-size hail - 60-plus-mph wind gusts and heavy rain late Sunday across the South Plains. Lines of storms triggered a tornado warning, numerous severe thunderstorm warnings and weather alerts through the evening and National Weather Service forecasters expected some would linger into early Monday.

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  11. Rotation activity west of Silverton, high winds, damaging hail across the South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | KSWO

    ... Terry, Hockley, Lynn and Yoakum County. Some of the cities in the watch include Lubbock, Brownfield, Denver City, Plains, Jayton, Levelland, Tahoka, Plainview, Floydada, Matador, Post, Paducah, Dickens, Spur and Guthrie. Showers and thunderstorms ...

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  12. First Alert Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Yoakum Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Denver City and Plains. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH The National Weather Service has issued a FLOOD WATCH for portions of northwest Texas and the ...

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  13. Blue Dragons wait a bit, but they're in NJCAA TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... 11 and finished 29-5, Eck figured his team was in good shape still. The second at-large bid went to top-ranked South Plains, Texas. The third was awarded to third-ranked Northwest Florida State. Surely, the Blue Dragons weren't going to be left out, ...

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  14. Fire crews - mop up' after wind-blown blazes scorch thousands of acres, prompt evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Local and state firefighters battled from the ground and sky Tuesday and Wednesday as wind-blown fires swept through the South Plains and Panhandle, burning thousands of acres of grassland and several structures and prompting voluntary evacuations in Sundown and Tulia. The red-flag warning conditions that brought 50-plus-mph winds and low humidity left Swisher, Yoakum and Hockley county authorities and officials with the Texas A&M Forest Service hard hit after blazes erupted around the region.

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  15. Calmer winds, cooler temps expected WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Strong winds pounded the South Plains on Tuesday with speeds as high as 60mph in Lubbock and 66 mph in Dora, New Mexico. Those speeds, a dry southwest direction, low humidity and very warm temps resulted in a few major fires in the West Texas region.

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  16. Red-flag conditions spark fires, power outages across South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Power outages and large grass fires popped up Tuesday around the South Plains as high winds and red flag-warning fire conditions persisted for a second day. More than 1,600 Xcel Energy customers around Levelleand were affected by an outage caused by a downed transmission line just after 4 p.m., according to Xcel spokesman Wes Reeves.

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  17. Sundown evacuation lifted, 7,500-plus acres burned, - massive' grass fire half containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    State and local firefighters were battling a "massive", wind-fueled grass fire early Tuesday evening that consumed more than 7,500 acres and triggered a brief voluntary evacuation of Sundown. The fire was initially reported in Yoakum County about 1 p.m. and spread into Hockley County through the afternoon, fueled by 50-plus mph winds that were blamed for several wildfires Tuesday across the South Plains.

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  18. Power outages, large grass fire reported as high winds sweep South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Power outages and a large grass fire were popping up Tuesday afternoon around the South Plains as high winds and red flag-warning fire conditions persisted for a second day. More than 1,600 Xcel Energy customers around Levelleand were affected by an outage caused by a downed transmission line just after 4 p.m., according to Xcel spokesman Wes Reeves.

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  19. First Alert Weather Day: Severe fire danger, high winds TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KSWO

    Strong winds and low humidity will combine with warm temps to keep the fire danger elevated on Tuesday in West Texas. Fire conditions will be critical in the western South Plains, in the region between Levelland south to Brownfield, Seminole and west into New Mexico.

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  20. Heart of the High Plains: Peace on the WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | MyHighPlains.com

    Conjure an image of fly fishing and you may imagine Brad Pitt on the water in the film, "A River Runs Through It. This may be Hollywood's idea of the sport but the beauty and grace of fly fighting, in this case, is close to reality.

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