Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Mostly Cloudy with Haze

74°F

23°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed S 18 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.69 in (1003.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 9:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abilene TX

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 52 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northeast wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 15 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.75°W (Elev. 1745 ft)
3:20 am CDT Apr 29, 2016
10am CDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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