Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State TEXAS
County/Area CROSBY
WFO LUB
Begin Date 03/08/2012 08:45:00 CST-6
End Date 03/08/2012 08:45:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative During the morning hours of the 8th, a strong cold front moved through the South Plains and Rolling Plains of West Texas. This front initially brought severe wind gusts along with minor wind damage. Behind the front, much colder air filtered into the region through the afternoon. During the afternoon, heavy sleet developed over the central and eastern South Plains causing numerous traffic accidents. Up to two inches of sleet was reported in Garza county on U.S. Highway 84.

A list of severe wind gusts measured by the Texas Tech University West Texas Mesonet follows:

60 mph at White River Lake (Crosby County) and 59 mph west southwest of Sundown (Cochran County).
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 82.00K 0.00K
CROSBY (ZONE) CROSBY (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 08:45 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COCHRAN (ZONE) COCHRAN (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 09:15 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOCKLEY (ZONE) HOCKLEY (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 09:30 CST-6 Strong Wind 47 kts. MG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
LUBBOCK (ZONE) LUBBOCK (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 09:35 CST-6 Strong Wind 45 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LUBBOCK (ZONE) LUBBOCK (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 13:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
GARZA (ZONE) GARZA (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 13:30 CST-6 Sleet 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
LYNN (ZONE) LYNN (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 13:30 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
CROSBY (ZONE) CROSBY (ZONE) TX 03/08/2012 18:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 82.00K 0.00K