KTXS Forecast: Colder with showers Friday


ABILENE, Texas - Colder air is blowing back in Thursday night.  An upper level disturbance moving in from the west should bring scattered showers or thundershowers to our region Friday.

Cloudy skies and falling temperatures are forecast for Thursday night.  Low temperatures Friday morning should be in the low to middle 30s in the Big Country and around 40 in the Concho Valley and Heartland.

Scattered showers and possible thundershowers should affect areas mainly around and south of I-20 before sunrise Friday.

Most of the showers are forecast to be east of our area by sunrise.  But cloudy skies will likely continue for the day Friday.  High temperatures will try to warm into the lower 40s.

As the heart of the upper level disturbance moves through Friday evening, we could see additional showers move through areas mainly south and east of Abilene.  This last batch of showers is forecast to be out of our area before midnight.

Look for clearing skies from northwest to southeast Friday night.  Low temperatures Saturday morning should be near 30 - so a light freeze is expected.

Sunny skies and mild temperatures return for Saturday.  Afternoon high temperatures should warm to near 60.  Another light freeze is possible Saturday night with lows temperatures Sunday morning around 32.

Another surge of cold air is forecast to move in during the day Sunday.  A few clouds may develop, but no precipitation is expected.  High temperatures Sunday should only climb into the 40s.

Clear skies and cold temperatures are expected for Christmas Eve.  Low temperatures Monday morning should be in the upper 20s.

Christmas Day is forecast to be sunny and with afternoon temperatures in the 50s.

Clouds will be returning Tuesday and increasing Wednesday.  We are expecting rain back in our area Thursday.

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