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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 21 Jul 7:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Merkel TX

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South wind around 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Merkel TX
 32.46°N 100.02°W (Elev. 1883 ft)
7:46 am CDT Jul 21, 2017
8am CDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm CDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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