KTXS Forecast: Building rain chances with cooler afternoon highs.
ABILENE, Texas - Good morning! As you're getting up conditions outside will be partly cloudy to mostly cloudy with temperatures in the upper 60s/ low 70s and winds will be out of the southeast at 5-10 mph. There are scattered showers this morning across the region, so take an umbrella when you leave the house.
Monday afternoon is expected to see highs around average in the low/ mid-80s with partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. Winds will remain out of the southeast at 5-10 mph and thundershower chances will increase to 40-50 percent later on today. Monday night will see continued rain chances and lows in the upper 60s/ low 70s.
On Tuesday a cold front will begin pushing through the Big Country, so skies will become mostly cloudy with highs ranging from the mid-70s to low 80s. Winds will switch to the northeast at 5-15 mph and there will be a 50-60 percent chance of scattered thundershowers to thunderstorms across the region. Tuesday night will be cloudy with lows in the low/ mid-60s and rain chances will persist.
For Wednesday highs will be well below normal in the low/ mid-70s with mostly cloudy conditions and winds from the northeast at 5-10 mph. Through the afternoon rain chances will remain around 50-70 percent. Wednesday night rain chances will continue and lows will cool to the low/ mid-60s.
Thursday and Friday look like they will see continued cloud cover with highs below average in the low/ mid-70s. Rain chances through the afternoon both days will linger around 40-50 percent. Lows through this period will be in the upper 50s/ low 60s.
Into the weekend, for Saturday, skies will clear slightly to partly cloudy conditions and highs will stay in the mid-70s. Rain chances through the afternoon will be around 10-30 percent and winds will be out of the east at 5-10 mph. Saturday night will remain partly cloudy with lows in the low 60s.
Currently, for Sunday, it looks like skies will continue to clear slightly and highs will make it to the upper 70s/ low 80s. There will be a stray chance of showers through the afternoon, then for Sunday night lows will cool to the low 60s.
Have a great day! -MV-