As of 7:10 AM it was very cold and overcast. Most areas were in the upper teens and lower 20’s. With a breezy NNE wind, it feels more like the single digits and lower teens. Patchy freezing drizzle and mist was being reported in the far western and southwestern Big Country.
Friday will be dry and very cold. Expect highs in the middle 20’s under cloudy skies. There will be a breezy NNE wind. With the wind, it will feel like it is in the teens. Overnight, expect temperatures to fall to near 20° under cloudy skies. There will be a slight breeze out of the NNE.
Saturday will see a slight chance for snow showers. Impacts from this will be small if any at all. High temperatures will reach the middle 20’s under cloudy skies.
Sunday (Valentines Day) will see highs in the upper teens and lower 20’s. Better chances for snow will move in as well. The best chance for snow will be Sunday night into Monday morning. This may be of the heavy variety. We are tracking this storm very closely because of the potential impacts this may cause. Right now most areas look to see around 4″-6″ of snow. This includes Abilene and the I-20 corridor. Higher amounts may be seen in the northern Big Country. Lower amounts look to be seen in the southern Big Country and Heartland. These are subject to change. It is still a few days out.
Monday (Presidents Day) morning will see low in the single digits. Wind chill values will be in the negative teens. It will be windy. The chance for snow will taper off during the afternoon.
Tuesday morning will see low in the single digits. Wind chill values will be near -5°. It will be partly sunny. High temperatures will recover to the upper 20’s as the winds shift to the south.
A Wednesday morning cold front will keep temperatures a couple degrees below freezing. There will be a chance for a wintry mix as well.
Today: Mostly Cloudy. Breezy. High Temperature: 26° Winds: NNE 5-15 MPH
Tonight: Cloudy. Low Temperature: 20° Winds: NNE 5-10 MPH
Saturday: Cloudy. 20% Snow Showers. Breezy. High Temperature: 24° Winds: NNE 5-10 MPH
Sunday (Valentines Day): *WINTER STORM WATCH* Cloudy. 60% Snow. 90% Overnight Snow. High Temperature: 20° Winds: NNE 15-20 G25 MPH
Monday (Presidents Day): *WINTER STORM WATCH* Partly Sunny. 90% Snow AM Snow. AM Wind chill: -15° High Temperature: 12° Winds: NNW 10-15 G25 MPH
Tuesday: Mostly Cloudy. AM Wind chill: -10° High Temperature: 29° Winds: SSE 10-15 MPH
Wednesday: Mostly Cloudy. 40% Wintry Mix. High Temperature: 28° Winds: N 10-15 MPH
Thursday: Mostly Sunny. High Temperature: 36° Winds: NW 10-15 MPH
Average High Temperature: 60°
Average Low Temperature: 36°
Sunrise: 7:24 A.M.
Sunset: 6:22 P.M.
Meteorologist Zach Gilday