Strong cold front on Tuesday brings big changes to West Texas weather

Strong cold front on Tuesday brings big changes to West Texas weather
Much cooler weather on tap for Wednesday.
Much cooler weather on tap for Wednesday.

A cold front is moving south across West Texas today bringing big changes to West Texas weather this week.

Showers from this morning are a result of a dryline moving west and will dwindle away as the morning progresses. The best rain chances for this afternoon will be in the eastern Permian Basin and the lower Trans Pecos. Any storms that develop in our eastern counties can produce locally heavy rainfall and strong wind gusts. Our Stormtracker9 Futuretrack has this happening around two this afternoon. Most of the severe activity will be to the east of our area and towards central Texas.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely behind the cold front for tonight and Wednesday. Since the cold front is slow moving, the notable temperatures change will be tomorrow. Northerly winds and cloud cover will be responsible for the much cooler high temperatures. Wednesday's highs will be around twenty degrees cooler, which is in the upper sixties! Wednesday will not feel like May!

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