This Morning: A warm and muggy start to your Wednesday this morning! Temperatures are in the upper 70s across most of the region with mostly clear skies and southerly winds around 5 to 15 mph. Showers and thunderstorms moving out of New Mexico and into the panhandle are bringing a few clouds to the region this morning, but otherwise staying mostly sunny this morning.
This Afternoon: Another hot afternoon as highs climb into the upper 90s across the Big Country. 98° for a high in Abilene. More clouds will build into the region this afternoon as outflow boundaries from morning storms in the panhandle and Oklahoma will bring a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms across the Big Country this afternoon. One or two of these have the potential to be strong to severe with strong wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to localized flooding. Winds will be out of the south-southeast around 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Rain and thunderstorm chances build into the overnight. There is a 40% chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms through tomorrow morning. Once again, one or two of these storms could be on the strong to severe side with strong wind gusts and heavy rainfall that could lead to localized flooding. Temperatures will cool down into the low to mid 70s with southerly winds around 5 to 15 mph.
Looking Ahead: A cold front will move through the Big Country tomorrow. This front will bring increasing rain and thunderstorm chances through the rest of the week as the front becomes stationary over the region. Temperatures will only warm to around 90° tomorrow and continue to cool through the weekend as highs stay in the lower 80s by Sunday. Rain chances peak by Sunday too as they decrease into next week and temperatures return to around 90°.
Average High: 95°
Average Low: 73°
Sunrise: 6:58 a.m.
Sunset: 8:30 p.m.