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  1. Goodbye cool front, welcome back hot temperatures on South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It seems the cold front came and went, and temperatures will take a rapid warm up as it gets later into the week, reaching triple digits by Thursday. "We did have a cooler weekend," said meteorologist Jenn Daniel with the National Weather Service in Lubbock, "which was much nicer than our previous weekend."

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  2. Storms, cooler temps expected on South Plains through early weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    "At least through Monday, we'll certainly have a chance for rain," said Joe Jurecka, senior forecaster with the National Weather Service in Lubbock." As the week goes on, it'll become dryer and hotter."

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  3. From the A-J's Pages: Visitors thank Lubbock for kindness shown to artist daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Letter to editor: With this open letter, we would like to express our most sincere thanks to the citizens of your beautiful city for the most enjoyable welcome extended to our daughter Carmen Lomas Garza and to us during Carmen's exhibit at the Lubbock Fine Arts Center. Sunny skies and warm temperatures were predominant on the South Plains as sparse thunderstorms skipped across isolated areas, leaving as much as .50 of an inch of moisture in some areas.

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  4. Panhandle Small Land Sales Increase 3.82 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MyHighPlains.com

    Texas small land sales volume experienced strong gains in 2016, while the average price per acre declined slightly statewide, according to the Texas Small Land Sales Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. Amarillo falls in Region One, the Panhandle and South Plains.

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  5. Cold front brings cooler weekend, storm chances to South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains can look forward to cooler temperatures for the weekend as a cold front that came in Friday will settle in going into Saturday morning. Although the cold front didn't make much of a difference with the high reaching 99 degrees for Lubbock, Saturday will see a drastic drop in temperature.

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  6. Fireworks season kicks off SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Local fireworks stands across the South Plains are gearing up for the first day of sales for this Fourth of July Holiday season. Local stands like Discount City Fireworks spent most of the day on Friday getting ready for the big day, and stand operator, Stefano Pangilinan, said the first day of sales always bring a lot of excitement.

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  7. Howell: Bears pounce on every bounce, send cotton prices reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Pouncing on every bounce, the bears sent cotton futures reeling to marketing week losses in 2017-crop contracts of 249 to 319 points. Most-active December lost 273 points for the week ended Thursday to settle at 66.74 cents, its 10th consecutive lower close.

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  8. Heat on the street: Busy Lubbock TxDOT crews work to keep coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    With record-breaking heat kicking off the summer season - and another 100 degree-day expected Thursday - Texas Department of Transportation construction workers have to find ways to stay hydrated and cool while working. And with work all over Lubbock, including Marsha Sharp Freeway and Loop 289, they've got their work cut out this summer.

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  9. South Plains Food Bank receives anonymous donation of 50,000 lbs. of potatoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    The South Plains Food Bank received an anonymous donation of 50,000 pounds of potatoes in affiliation with the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints and other community partners.

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  10. Hotter temps, chance of rain as Tropical Storm Cindy moves NWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    As Tropical System Cindy moves northwest through the Gulf of Mexico, high pressure remains parked just to the west of West Texas. That means hot conditions for the western half of Texas and increasing rain chances for east and southeast Texas by Thursday and Friday.

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  11. High for Lubbock to reach 112, two degrees away from breaking all-time record Saturday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    An excessive heat warning is in effect for the western South Plains until 8 p.m, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. He said the high temperature for Saturday is two degrees short of the all-time record. It hit 114 degrees on June 27, 1994.

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  12. Lubbock locals receive awards for outstanding character and effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Operation Round Up , a community service program supported by the members of South Plains Electric Cooperative, awarded $38,000 in scholarships. Some 38 students receieved a $1,000 scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.

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  13. Texas Tech athletes give back to community at TXL Pro ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The owner of TXL Sports Training and former strength and conditioning coach at Texas Tech is trying his best to remedy that now. Uzzell's TXL Sports Training is hosting a one-day "pro experience" camp Saturday that will feature instruction from six former Texas Tech stars and current NFL players.

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  14. Lubbock forecast to reach 107 Saturday, tied for recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock hit 102 degrees Friday, and Saturday will just get hotter with only a slight chance of precipitation in the forecast and a heat advisory issued for much of the South Plains in the afternoon and evening. The forecast high for Lubbock on Saturday is 107, said meteorologist Joe Merchant with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.

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  15. As hotter weather approaches, heat safety important to healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Most of the South Plains will be under a heat advisory on Saturday, and it is going to be the hottest day of the year so far. Dr. Morris, a physician at UMC says, heat illness exists on a continuum from heat cramps, which are usually fairly mild, to heat exhaustion, which is more severe, and then finally heat stroke, which is the most severe form.

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  16. South Plains under heat advisory as record temps expected into weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rain falls on the statue of Preston Smith, Thursday, June 15, 2017, near the Texas Tech Administration Building in Lubbock, Texas. People walk through the rain to their car, Thursday, June 15, 2017, near the Texas Tech Administration Building in Lubbock, Texas.

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  17. Flooding, large hail, 70-mph winds threaten in severe South Plains stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe storms triggered flood advisories in Lubbock and Hockley Counties and continued to create a threat of hail, strong winds and heavy rain, according to the National Weather Service. Power outages were being reported around the region, including several that left more than 2,000 Xcel Energy customers without power around Levelland and more than 100 customers effected near Shallowater.

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  18. Strong storms passing through LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Some storms will produce heavy rain over short periods of time, leading to flash flood potential. Frequent lightning also will be likely with the stronger storms.

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  19. Severe storms, heavy rain possible; heat advisory through 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 15 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Storms will develop Thursday afternoon and evening with the potential for large hail and high winds. Some storms will produce heavy rain over short periods of time, leading to flash flood potential.

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  20. Hot, humid, but lower rain chances on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A few storms may develop in the eastern South Plains between 5 and 9 p.m. but activity will be isolated. It will be another hot day with highs in the mid to upper 90s with sunny skies, gusty south winds and an active dryline.

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