KTXS Forecast: Cold and wet Wednesday


ABILENE, Texas - Mostly cloudy skies and breezy north winds were the weather conditions Tuesday. Those north winds are continuing to bring in colder air Tuesday night.

An upper level disturbance is forecast to move through our area Tuesday night and early Wednesday and trigger a steady rain over most of our area for most of the day Wednesday. Around one inch of rain is expected with areas south of I-20 maybe measuring one and one half inch totals Wednesday.

Cloudy skies will stay Tuesday night with rain becoming likely before sunrise. Low temperatures should be in the upper 30s. Wind chill values should be around 30.

Rain is forecast to continue for most of the day for most of our area. High temperatures will try to warm into the lower 40s. Basically, temperatures will change very little if at all. Wind chill values should stay in the 30s all day.

Rain should move southeast of our area Wednesday evening. Clearing skies are expected from north to south Wednesday night. Low temperatures should be around freezing Thursday morning. Protect your tender plants.

Sunny skies should be back with us Thursday and high temperatures should warm to near 60 Thursday afternoon.

Clouds are forecast for Friday, but dry conditions should hold. High temperatures Friday should be near 60.

Partly cloudy skies are expected for Saturday. High temperatures may recover into the lower 70s Saturday afternoon.