Mark Rowlett: Above normal July temperatures
ABILENE, Texas - Temperatures were 100 or higher over most of our area Tuesday afternoon. We tracked thunderstorms that passed well to our north Tuesday evening. They have already faded.
Look for fair skies for our area for Tuesday night. Low temperatures Wednesday morning should be in the upper 70s. Sunny and hot conditions are back for Wednesday. Afternoon temperatures should be at or slightly above 100.
We are tracking a slight chance of late evening thunderstorms moving east into our northwestern areas for Wednesday through Friday. Most of our area is forecast to remain dry for the rest of the week.
Afternoon temperatures should be around 100 again Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Upper 90s for high temperatures are expected for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.