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MIDLAND, Texas — There's usually one day of the week that has just better weather than the rest. That day is today across West Texas as high temps are rising to the low 70s under sunshine and generally light wind speeds. Temps will stay near or above 70 until around sunset, then slowly fall into the 60s and eventually the 50s by midnight. Overnight low temps will be warmer than the past few nights, only dropping to the low 50s.

On Thursday, we will see temps warm up a bit more as high temps reach the upper 70s and low 80s. However, it's not all good news. Wind speeds will also increase to around 20-30 mph throughout the day, and we'll have mostly cloudy skies. Winds will likely be even a bit stronger on Friday as temps drop a bit. Highs on Friday will be back to the low 70s.

This weekend is looking very nice. Mostly sunny skies with high temps in the upper 70s are expected on Saturday. Then by Sunday, we rally warm up as highs reach the mid to upper 80s. Unfortunately, rain chances look very low for the next week. Some models are pointing at some rain chances, along with cooler temps by the 2nd half of next week. So stay tuned for details.

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