Storm Events Database
|Begin Date||03/08/2012 18:00:00 CST-6|
|End Date||03/08/2012 20:30:00 CST-6|
|Deaths Direct/Indirect||0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)|
|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).
All events for this episode:
|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|