Rainy and windy, high near 50 — TODAY'S FORECAST


The forecast high in the low 50s for Abilene could match the high of 52 Friday.

Monday - Mostly sunny with isolated showers. Saturday will be partly sunny and pleasant as a high pressure system builds into the region.

A strong cold front will push offshore Sunday morning. Northeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. East north-east winds will come in at 10-15 miles per hour. with Highs at 89 & lows at 78.

Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 2pm, then scattered rain showers between 2pm and 5pm, then scattered rain and snow showers after 5pm.

Now for Saturday and Sunday, it looks like skies will become partly cloudy with highs remaining in the low/ mid-80s with south winds at 5-10 miles per hour. Most of our BIG wind events come from the northwest or northeast.

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Saturday. Mostly sunny. Highs near 80. Monday night will be clear with lows in the lower 40s.

Wednesday night, expect a low of 49 and partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service.

Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. East north-east winds will come in at 5-10 miles per hour with Highs at 89 & lows at 78. A gusty west to northwesterly wind will usher in a more seasonable air mass. Highs Today, tomorrow and Wednesday will only be in the 50s.

Friday: Sunny, high near 81. Low: 60. High: 82.