Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Southern Plains

A slow moving storm system is expected to produce a multi-day heavy rainfall and flash flooding event across much of the Central to Southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley regions. Severe weather may produce large hail and high winds, but also a threat of tornadoes, across Texas and spreading on Wednesday into the Lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.80 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Abilene TX

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Hot and Windy

    High: 104 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 89. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 63. West wind around 10 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 96. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Windy.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. Breezy.
Memorial Day
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.78°W (Elev. 1739 ft)
2:42 am CDT May 24, 2022
7am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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