Weather Watch
Abilene has normal west Texas weather--hot and windy, or cold and windy. The average temperature in the summer ranges from 85 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. During winter, expect some snow accumulation and low temperatures near zero at times. Some driving hazards may occur in the winter because of possible ice forming on the roadways and bridges. On rainy days, look out for water on the roads and drive with caution. Tornadoes have passed near Abilene, and thunderstorms with frequent lighting are not uncommon. Be sure to learn the proper actions in response to tornado or severe weather warnings and watches. Call your unit disaster preparedness representative.