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KRBC AM Forecast: Thursday, May 17, 2018

There is a Slight Risk (2/5) and a Marginal Risk (1/5) for severe weather across the Big Country tonight. 

This Morning: A mild and quiet start to your day as you head out the door this morning. Temperatures are in the 60s across the Big Country with clear to mostly clear skies and light winds. 

This Afternoon: Another warm day is in store for us today as temperatures will warm into the low to mid 90s across the region this afternoon with sunny to mostly sunny skies. Winds will remain fairly light, out of the southeast around 5 to 15 mph. We will watch the chance for showers and thunderstorms build as we head into the evening hours. An area of storms look to develop this evening near Lubbock and move across the Big Country heading into the overnight tonight. 

Tonight: One or two of these storms could be on the strong to severe side, with strong winds, large hail, localized flooding and dangerous lightning the main hazards. Those storms will move out of the Big Country by midnight and we'll be left with breezier conditions, but mostly clear skies and temperatures in the mid and upper 60s. 

Looking Ahead: The warmest of the temperatures this week move in for Friday as highs warm into the mid and upper 90s under mostly sunny skies. There is a slight chance for thunderstorms Friday night into Saturday morning. Then rain and storm chances continue to build through the weekend with the bst of the rain and storm chances moving in on Monday. Highs will be in the mid and upper 80s to wrap up the weekend and start next week before we start to dry out and warm back into the 90s again by the middle and end of next week.

Average High: 85°
Average Low: 62°

Sunrise: 6:39 a.m.
Sunset: 8:31 p.m.

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