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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair and Breezy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed S 25 G 39 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1008.8 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Mar 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Abilene TX

Fire Weather Watch March 24, 11:00am until March 24, 07:00pm
Wind Advisory until March 24, 01:00am
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Fire Weather Watch
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 24, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.75°W (Elev. 1745 ft)
3:15 pm CDT Mar 23, 2017
3pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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