Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Risks from Southern Plains to Midwest; Heat Wave Developing in the Southeast

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern Plains to the Midwest today. Periodic risks of severe thunderstorms, along with flash flooding, are forecast from the Central and Southern Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast through the Memorial Day weekend. Above normal temperatures will lead to a heat wave across the Southeastern states into early next week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Smoke and Breezy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 22 G 30 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 May 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rochester TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Rochester TX
 33.3°N 99.87°W (Elev. 1594 ft)
1:28 pm CDT May 24, 2019
2pm CDT May 24, 2019-6pm CDT May 30, 2019
 
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