ABILENE, Texas -

After a period of above average temperatures a major cool down is around the corner.

We keep warm temperatures and lots of sunshine in place Tuesday afternoon near 90 with south winds from 15-20 mph.

Tuesday night will be partly cloudy with mild temps remaining in the mid 60s.

Cloud cover builds back into the forecast Wednesday allowing temps to reach into the mid 80s before a strong cold front blows in Wednesday afternoon.

This front brings a chance of strong to severe storms and much cooler weather.

Temps will fall into the mid 40s Wednesday night and will stay in the 50s for most of the region Thursday.

Thursday will be chilly, windy and cloudy with scattered showers possible.