Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1010.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 25 May 9:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abilene TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.75°W (Elev. 1745 ft)
6:21 pm CDT May 25, 2016
10pm CDT May 25, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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