Rain could bring thunder, late-week flooding

First Warning Forecast Drier weather moves in for the weekend

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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