Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorm And Heavy Rain In The Plains On Monday

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms on Monday in the central and southern Plains. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, flash flooding, and large tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through Okla. into southern Kansas. Residents here should make a severe weather plan today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 19 May 3:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Merkel TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Windy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

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

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Windy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Merkel TX
 32.4°N 99.96°W (Elev. 1900 ft)
2:57 pm CDT May 19, 2019
4pm CDT May 19, 2019-6pm CDT May 25, 2019
 
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