KTXS Forecast: Warm with slight rain chances

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ABILENE, Texas - Some areas in the western part of the Big Country recorded some trace amounts of rainfall this morning. Rain continued to travel mainly north of Interstate 20 through the afternoon. Temperatures stayed in the low 90s where cloud cover dominated. In the east and in the Heartland, temperatures soared into the upper 90s.

Tonight, rain should continue to fall apart in the panhandle, leaving much of us dry. Cloud cover will increase overnight and lows will be in the low 70s.

Sunday, expect some light rain in the western areas. Cloud cover will continue through the morning and start to break up in the afternoon. Rain chances do continue, mainly north of Interstate 20. Storms are expected to stay sub-severe. Highs will be in the low to mid-90s, depending on the amount of cloud cover in the area. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph. Lows overnight will be in the low 70s once again.

Monday, an area of high pressure is expected over our area which should clear skies and heat things up. Temperatures should climb to the mid to upper 90s with south winds about 10 mph. Overnight, lows will be in the low to mid-70s with clearing skies.

Tuesday, expect a similar day but with slightly warmer temperatures. Highs could reach the triple digits again near the Concho Valley. Skies will be mostly sunny. Lows overnight will be in the mid-70s with increasing cloud cover overnight.

Wednesday, cloud cover will continue to build throughout the day. Highs will be in the low to upper 90s. Some areas could see rain into the afternoon as a front approaches the area, though it is expected to stall out before fully reaching our area. Overnight, rain chances continue with lows in the low to mid-70s.

Rain chances linger into Thursday and diminish through the day. Highs will be in the low to mid-90s. Overnight, skies clear and lows fall to the low 70s.

For the first day of fall, expect it to not quite feel like fall just yet.

Enjoy the weekend! -MM-

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