Rain could bring thunder, late-week flooding

First Warning Forecast Tracking warming temperatures into next week

Temperatures are expected to remain in the lower thirties throughout the week with cooler weather expected on Friday with a high of 23 degrees. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Kines said rain could begin falling around midnight or 1 a.m. and last until mid-day Tuesday, with some lingering showers in the afternoon.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 a.m.

Showers look likely as we continue into Thursday morning before a cold shot of air rushes into the mountains. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

WednesdayMostly sunny, with a high near 57.

Widespread morning showers and storms are moving away from Kansas City, giving the area a brief break before storms return Sunday night.

Sunday, mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Friday night, skies will be mostly clear with a low of 46, according to the weather service. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Southwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Northeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon.

Saturday and Sunday hold a chance of showers. Sustained winds of at least 40 miles per hour, or gusts of 58 miles per hour or stronger may occur.

Thursday Night: Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Add to that the rain amounts from earlier in the year and Abilene sits just shy of five inches for 2017. Breezy. SundayNight A 40 percent chance ofrain and thunderstorms. West breeze 5 to 15 miles per hour. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. On Monday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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