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KTXS Forecast: Changes on the way Saturday

ABILENE, Texas - Warm temperatures ranging from low 80s to even low 90s were felt across the Big Country today. Tomorrow, a cold front moves through the area to alleviate us and make conditions feel more like fall. Overnight, expect breezy southwest winds to continue and lows will be down to the upper 50s. 

Saturday morning, a cold front will make its way into northern counties near sunrise and continue to push through the Big Country throughout the morning. Winds will pick up behind the front to about 25 to 35 mph with possible wind gusts up to 40 mph. 

A wind advisory is in effect from 6 a.m. until 3 p.m. for a majority of the area. Be extra cautious if driving on any east-west roads, especially high profile vehicles. Watch out for any loose lawn furniture as well!

Highs Saturday will peak mid to late morning in the mid-60s to low-70s and we will see our temperatures drop throughout the day. Expect 50s by the afternoon. Winds will die down as we go into the evening hours. 

Overnight, lows will dip to just above freezing but some low lying areas could see a light freeze. Frost is possible to start the day on Sunday. Winds calm to 5 to 10 mph from the north. 

Sunday, cool conditions stick around and our highs for the day will top out in the low to mid-60s. Winds slowly turn back to the southeast at 5 to 10 mph under mostly clear skies. Lows will be in the mid-30s to low 40s. 

Monday, temperatures still stay cool in the mid to upper 60s with south winds at 10 to 15 mph. Overnight, lows return to a milder mid-40s to low 50s. 

Tuesday, our next cold front rolls through the area, keeping our temperatures below average another day and bringing them into the low 60s. Winds turn to the north at 10 to 15 mph. Lows drop to the low to mid-40s. Small rain chances exist overnight for southeastern most counties. 

The rest of the week looks to stay quiet and near average!

Have a great weekend! -MM-


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