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Chelsea Humphrey: Tracking warmer temperatures Wednesday

By Chelsea Humphrey, chumphrey@ktxs.com
Published On: Jan 29 2014 05:49:48 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 29 2014 08:38:31 AM CST

ABILENE, Texas -

Despite a frigid start to the morning, afternoon highs will finally warm out of the 30s.

We're tracking sunny skies with highs in the upper 40s. South winds will come in at 5 to 15 mph.

Overnight the winds will pick up, coming in from the south at 15 to 20 mph. Lows will range from the upper 20s to mid 30s.

Thursday, the temperatures make it into the upper 60s. There wil be an elevated fire danger because of the warm weather and the strong winds, at 20 to 30 mph.

Low temperatures will cool to around 40 degrees with southwest winds at 15 to 20 mph.

Friday, a weak front looks to move in but stall out. Along and north of I-20 we'll see highs in the mid 60s. South of I-20 we'll see highs in the mid to upper 70s.

A stronger front moves in Saturday with morning temps in the mid 50s with partly to mostly cloudy skies.

Sunday, more cold air seeps into the region. Mostly cloudy skies expected with morning temps in the low 30s.

Afternoon highs top out in the upper 40s with a slight chance for showers.

Rain chances look more favorable for Monday and Tuesday as a disturbance approaches from the west.

Monday we'll see a 20% chance for showers with highs in the upper 40s.

A 30% chance for showers is on tap Tuesday with afternoon highs reaching into the low 40s.