Heat Wave from Montana to the South

An extensive heat wave will consume the Central half of the U.S for the next few days. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from Montana into the South with the potential for a few record high temperatures in the north-central High Plains. Also, severe thunderstorms with hail and damaging winds are expected the next couple of days in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Abilene, Abilene Regional Airport (KABI)

Lat: 32.41°NLon: 99.68°WElev: 1788ft.

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 27 Jul 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Merkel TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 97. South southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 99 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 95. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 97. South southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 99. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Merkel TX
 32.46°N 100.02°W (Elev. 1883 ft)
4:56 pm CDT Jul 27, 2021
9pm CDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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