KTXS Forecast: Dangerous wind chill temperatures


ABILENE, Texas - Most of our area is still dealing with icy roadways.  Many city police chiefs - including Abilene - are asking people to stay home. 

Light precipitation - now mainly snow - is forecast to wind down from north to south late Sunday afternoon into Sunday evening.  Road conditions are NOT expected to improve in our area until sunshine returns Monday.

If you have to travel, have clothes that will protect you from wind chills near zero.  Wear layed clothing and cover all exposed skin.  You have to be prepared to be stuck on the side of the road as your vehicle may slide on a patch of ice or you may be involved in a traffic accident that is not your fault.

Temperatures that are in the teens in the Big Country and in the 20s in the Concho Valley and Heartland are forecast to continue to drop Sunday afternoon.  Low temperatures Monday morning are expected to be in the 5-10 degree temperature range.  Make sure you are protecting your outdoor pipes and pets!  Open cabinet doors to under sinks that have pipes in your outside walls.

Sunny skies are forecast for Monday, but high temperatures should only warm into the middle to upper 20s.  Some clouds are expected to return Monday night.  Low temperatures Tuesday morning should be in the lower teens.

Mostly clouds skies are expected to Tuesday.  High temperatures are forecast to be near 30.  Fair skies should return Tuesday night.  Low temperatures Wednesday morning should be around 20.

Temperatures should go back above freezing late Wednesday morning.  Enjoy high temperatures in the 40s Wednesday afternoon with fair skies.

Fair skies are forecast to continue for Thursday and Friday with lows in the upper 20s and highs in the 50s both days.

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