KTXS Forecast: Heat related watches and warnings through the end of the week
ABILENE, Texas —
Note: There is an Excessive Heat Warning in place from 12pm Wednesday through 7pm Friday for Brown Callahan, Coke, Concho, Coleman, Fisher, Haskell, Jones, McCulloch, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Sterling, Taylor, Throckmorton and Tom Green Counties. This is due to expected high temperatures reaching 105-107 degrees, creating the high possibility of heat related illness.
There is an Excessive Heat Watch in place through 7pm Friday for Eastland and Stephens Counties. This is due to the potential of high temperatures reaching close to 105 degrees.
Lastly, there is a Heat Advisory in place through 7pm Wednesday for Eastland and Stephens Counties.
Good morning! As you’re getting up conditions outside are clear with temperatures in the low/ mid-70s and winds are out of the south/ southeast at 5-10 mph. It is likely we will have some lingering haze this morning across the Big Country.
Wednesday afternoon is going to be a hot one for everyone. Skies will be sunny with highs ranging from 102-105 degrees. Due to this, there is going to be an Excessive Heat Warning in place starting at 12pm and will go through 7pm Friday. Winds into the day will switch to the southwest at 5-10 mph. Wednesday night we will be clear and in the mid-70s.
Thursday and Friday will remain extremely hot as highs continue to range from 103-106 degrees. Skies will be sunny both days with southwest winds at 5-10 mph. Overnight lows through the rest of the week will keep in the mid/ upper 70s with clear conditions.
Into the weekend, for Saturday and Sunday, it looks like temperatures will stay hot and hover around 103-106 degrees. We’ll be sunny to mostly sunny with a slight breeze building in out of the south at 5-15 mph. Lows through this period will be it the mid/ upper 70s with mostly clear conditions.
Currently, for Monday and Tuesday, it looks like the region will pick up a little cloud cover and a breeze from the south at 5-15 mph. This will allow our highs to cool slightly to the lower 100s, mainly 100-102 degrees. Overnight, the region will be mostly clear to partly cloudy with temperatures in the mid-70s.
Note: Temperatures through the rest of the week will be high enough to cause heat related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion. You will need to drink plenty of water and take breaks from the heat. Click here for more information on heat related illnesses.
The same goes for your pets! As always NEVER leave your pets in a car, even if the windows are down!
Have a great day and stay cool! -MV-