Beneficial rainfall for our region

POSTED: 11:12 PM Jan 09 2013
ABILENE, Texas -

Rain and thundershowers returned to the southern half of our region Tuesday and spread into the northern sections Wednesday.  Many locations picked up at least one inch of rain during the two day period.

Some rain event totals from late Wednesday night:

Scranton (SW of Cisco) - 2.2"

Brady - 2.01"

Brownwood airport - 1.93"

Brownwood downtown - 1.80"

Albany - 1.39"

Ivey Reservoir - 1.23"

Abilene Regional Airport - 1.13"

Coleman airport - 1.12"

Breckenridge - 1.12"

Aspermont - 1.12"

Hawley - 1.09"

Hamby - 1.01"

San Angelo Mathis Field - 1.00"

Hamlin - .9"

Dyess AFB - .89"

Sweetwater Avenger Field - .79"

Knox City - .66"

Haskell - .59"

Snyder Jr. High - .47"

Mainly light showers should move through our region overnight Wednesday.  Look for clearing skies from south to north Thursday with high temperatures back in the 50s.

It should be sunny and windy Friday with highs around 70.  A cold front is forecast to move in Saturday morning and return shower chances to the Heartland and bring cooler readings to the entire region.   Look for highs Saturday near 50.

Even colder air is expected to blow in Saturday night.  Lows Sunday morning should be in the 20s with highs only in the 40s.  This cold air should stay with us well into the upcoming week.