A dynamic weather system featuring Arctic air is set to pounce on the Big Country early Thursday night. In advance of the cold front, expect a warm day Thursday with highs in the upper 70's. A few showers are also possible but as we get to late afternoon, thunderstorms are possible continuing through 10pm or so. Once the blast of Arctic air arrives, temperatures will drop to near 30 degrees by Friday morning. Temperatures Friday will move very little, ranging from 30 to 34 across the area. With north wind 20 to 30 mph, wind chills on Friday will be in the teens and 20's. We are also expecting light freezing rain or sleet Friday, Friday night and Saturday morning. Roads could become hazardous over much of West Central Texas. There should be a lull in precipitation Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning but then an upper level low will cross the area Sunday afternoon through Monday morning, bringing more rain and possibly some sleet. Temperatures upper 70's Thursday, near 32 Friday, near 35 Saturday, near 38 Sunday, 43 Monday, 48 Tuesday, 54 Wednesday. Low temperatures are 30 Thursday night, 28 Friday night, 30 Saturday night, 30 Sunday night, 25 Monday night, 30 Tuesday night. Precipitation chances are 20 percent Thursday, 70 percent Thursday night, 70 percent Friday, 70 percent Friday night, 20 percent Saturday, 50 percent Sunday, 40 percent Monday, 20 percent Tuesday.
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