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Dangerous Winter Storm over the Northern Plains, Heavy Lake Effect Snow Likely for Western New York

Blizzard conditions are expected to persist over portions of the northern Plains through midday Wednesday. Strong winds and very cold temperatures will also yield sub-zero wind chill readings and blowing snow. Further east, Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for portions of western New York. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 3 feet are possible late week into the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

34°F

1°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed E 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 30°F (-1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 7 Dec 2:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Abilene TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of snow and freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Blustery.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Wintry
    Mix

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow before noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Wind chill values between 13 and 23. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 43 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of snow and freezing rain between midnight and 3am, then a slight chance of snow after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Wind chill values between 15 and 20. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of snow before noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 36. Wind chill values between 13 and 23. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.75°W (Elev. 1745 ft)
9:40 pm CST Dec 6, 2016
3am CST Dec 7, 2016-6pm CST Dec 13, 2016
 
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