Strong to Severe Thunderstorms May Bring Excessive Rainfall to the Southern U.S. Saturday

Marginally severe thunderstorms capable of strong wind gusts and hail will be possible Saturday across much of central Texas, and during the afternoon across parts of the Southeast U.S. Heavy rain from thunderstorms may bring isolated flash and urban flooding, along with new and renewed rises on rivers and streams throughout East Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fog/Mist

55°F

13°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1018.6 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill52°F (11°C)
Last update 20 Apr 5:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Merkel TX

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Mostly
    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy then
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 56. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Merkel TX
 32.4°N 99.96°W (Elev. 1900 ft)
3:46 am CDT Apr 20, 2024
6am CDT Apr 20, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2024
 
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