KTXS Forecast: Near average highs return ahead of weekend rain chances
ABILENE, Texas —
Good morning! As you’re getting up conditions outside are mostly clear with temperatures in the upper 60s to mid-70s and winds are out of the southeast at 5-15 mph. There will be isolated thundershower chances this morning for our northernmost counties through noon.
Wednesday afternoon the region is going to have highs hover close to normal in the mid-90s with mostly sunny skies and keep a breeze out of the southeast at 5-15 mph. As we move into Wednesday night we will remain clear with lows in the low/ mid-70s and there will be isolated rain chances again for our northernmost counties.
Thursday and Friday look like they are going to be mostly sunny with highs slightly above normal in the mid-90s and have winds mainly from the south at 5-15 mph both days. Overnight lows through this time are going to be in the low/ mid-70s with mostly clear conditions.
Into the weekend, on Saturday, the region will start to pick up more cloud cover through the afternoon. Highs are going to be a bit cooler in the low/ mid-90s with southeast winds at 5-15 mph. We will also build in a 10-20 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms through the day with the possibility of some severe weather. By Saturday night we are going to be partly cloudy/ mostly cloudy with building rain chances and have lows in the upper 60s/ low 70s.
Currently, for Sunday through Tuesday, the Big Country looks like it will have a 20-30 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms with the possibility of severe weather as some tropical moisture moves into the state. This will cause skies to be partly cloudy/ mostly cloudy with highs around normal in the upper 80s/ low 90s and winds will mainly be out of the southeast at 5-15 mph. Overnight lows during this period are expected to be in the mid-60s/ low 70s with continued cloud cover and rain chances.
Have a great day! -MV-