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KTXS Forecast: T'storm chances increase for Easter Sunday

ABILENE, Texas - Cloud cover will increase overnight as rain chances build into Sunday. Lows tonight will be in the lower 60's with south winds at about 15 mph.

Thunderstorms are expected to move in from the west throughout the day, Sunday. Highs will be in the upper 70's/lower 80's with partly cloudy conditions and a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms.

Highest chance of thunderstorms will be in the evening hours. Isolated storms may be severe with the main threats being strong winds and large hail. Sunday night, lows will be in the lower 60's. 

By Monday morning, a 30 percent chance of isolated showers/storms still remains through the morning and will deteriorate through the day. Highs will be in the upper 70's/lower 80's across the region. Winds will be from the south at 15 mph under mostly cloudy skies. Monday night, skies will start to clear out and lows will be in the upper 50's. 

Tuesday, sunshine returns and highs warm back up to the mid-80's. Winds will still be from the south at about 15 mph. Overnight, lows will be in the lower 60's with south winds between 10-20 mph. 

Wednesday, another warm day ahead for the Big Country. Highs will top out in the upper 80's/lower 90's across the region. Winds will be from the south/southwest at 15-20 mph, with stronger gusts possible. Partly cloudy skies will become mostly clear. Overnight, lows will be in the mid to upper 60's. Winds will be from the south at about 20 mph. 

Thursday, highs stay warm in the upper 80's/lower 90's. South winds will be at about 20 mph under partly cloudy skies. A front is expected to work its way into our area and stall out. Lows overnight will be in the lower 60's. Rain chances come back into play at about a 20 percent chance. 

Friday, a stronger front works through the Big Country bringing in stronger winds from the north at 20 mph with stronger gusts along with it. Skies will clear through the day and highs will be in the mid-70's. Overnight, chillier conditions return with lows in the mid-40's. 

Saturday looks to be a gorgeous day to get out and enjoy the outdoors with highs in the low to mid-70's. 

Have a happy Easter! -MM-


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