Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 62%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Aug 8:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rule TX

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 100. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 100. North wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 100. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
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Point Forecast:
Rule TX
 33.19°N 99.89°W (Elev. 1673 ft)
3:51 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
9am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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