KTXS Forecast: Cold fronts lined up this week

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ABILENE, Texas - A cold front blew threw the area Saturday morning, kicking up winds and bringing in cooler temperatures. Highs in the Big Country were about 5-10 degrees below where they were on Friday. Winds will continue to die down overnight to about 5 to 10 mph. Skies will remain mostly clear and allow temperatures to fall into the low 40s.

Sunday, expect a chilly start to the day. Temperatures will quickly warm back to the upper 60s to low 70s by the afternoon. Winds will turn back to the south at 5 to 10 mph. Skies will remain mostly sunny. Overnight, lows will be in the 40s but not as cold as the previous night. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40s.

Monday, expect temperatures to warm back to the mid-70s. These highs are well above average for this time of the year. Winds will also pick up from the south at 15 to 20 mph. Overnight, clear skies continue with lows down into the mid-50s.

Tuesday, our highs won't quite make it to the upper 70s thanks to a cold front that will track down into our area in the afternoon. Winds will shift to the northwest at 15 to 20 mph with stronger gusts likely. Lows overnight will be in the low 40s. No rain is expected with this front.

Wednesday, temperatures will be back to the mid to upper 60s with beautiful, sunny skies. Winds shift from north to west through the day. Overnight, lows drop to the upper 30s to low 40s. Cloud cover will build in through the night.

A cold front will start the day on Thursday and keep highs cool. Temperatures will get to the upper 50s to low 60s with north winds between 10 to 20 mph. Skies will clear through the day. Calm winds and clear skies overnight will let temperatures drop close to freezing. Some low areas could see freezing temperatures.

Friday and Saturday, expect a slow warm up with temperatures topping out in the low to mid-60s.

Have a great weekend! -MM-