Major Winter Storm System Will Bring A Variety Of Impacts To The Central, Southern, And Eastern U.S. Through The Weekend

An impactful winter storm will track from the Plains to New England through Sunday, with bitter cold behind it. Heavy snow is likely from the Corn Belt to interior Northeast, with significant ice accumulations in the Ohio Valley and New England. Farther south, heavy rain could lead to flooding in the Tennessee Valley on Saturday, with isolated severe thunderstorms in the lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.1 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill48°F (9°C)
Last update 18 Jan 5:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSE Merkel TX

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 72 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 66 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph becoming north northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 33. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 51.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSE Merkel TX
 32.4°N 99.96°W (Elev. 1900 ft)
4:51 am CST Jan 18, 2019
6am CST Jan 18, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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