Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

51°F

11°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed SE 10 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 17 Jan 9:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Abilene TX

Fire Weather Watch January 18, 12:00pm until January 18, 06:00pm
Click here for hazard details and duration
Fire Weather Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of rain and snow after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. North northeast wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 56. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
A slight chance of rain and snow after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. North northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. South wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Abilene TX
 32.45°N 99.75°W (Elev. 1745 ft)
7:21 pm CST Jan 17, 2022
10pm CST Jan 17, 2022-6pm CST Jan 24, 2022
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database