Although the temperatures might have been ideal so far in the week, residents in the greater Killeen area should prepare for some heavy rainfall in the days ahead. The rain was expected to hit late Tuesday.
Hazardous weather conditions are anticipated to carry over from Thursday night into Friday, continuing with gusts that could reach 40 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
As Killeen-area schoolchildren are on spring break this week, today’s high may not reach 60 degrees, but high temperatures are expected to remain in the high 60s to low 70s later in the week.
Those in the Killeen area may want to seek indoor activities this weekend as rain was expected to roll in late Friday and could last through early Sunday morning.
Central Texas was hit seven years ago with a snowstorm that left 5 inches of the white stuff on the ground, but that is not the case year.
Overnight Sunday into Monday morning, Killeen-area residents received more than an inch of rainfall as thunderstorms hit the area Sunday evening.
Thunderstorms are expected to accompany morning motorists today, as Sunday night’s 100 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms carries over into today.
The weather for the Killeen area is not looking good Sunday, with the possibility of severe thunderstorms bringing hail, high winds and possible tornadoes, according to the Fort Worth National Weather Service.
Central Texas residents on Saturday experienced a record high for Feb. 11 when temperatures reached nearly 84 degrees throughout Killeen, Temple and Waco, according to the National Weather Service. The record tops the previous high of 83 degrees, set on the same date last year.
After putting up with some colder-than-usual weather, Killeen-area residents will get to enjoy some warm weather and clear skies in the week leading up to Super Bowl Sunday.
Rain isn’t in the forecast this week, but a cold front should bring sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph today with gusts reaching 35 mph or higher, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
The Killeen area has seen several days of rain recently, but according to the National Weather Service station in Dallas/Fort Worth, Thursday the rain clouds should finally give way to partly sunny skies.
The Killeen area is looking at a growing likelihood of scattered showers and thunderstorms today, before eventually dropping down to a 20 percent chance of storms in the early evening.
Residents of Killeen can expect a wet week coming up with a chance of rain daily until Friday, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Matt Bishop.
Killeen-area residents can expect a soggy weekend as rain, thunderstorms and possibly hail roll through, according to forecasters with the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
A moderate cold front blew through the Killeen area Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing with it wintry temperatures and giving residents a respite from the unseasonably warm weather in recent days.
After a relatively warm New Year’s Day, residents in the Killeen-Fort Hood area experienced a small rainstorm Monday morning. Killeen received just under one-third inch of rain Monday.
The National Weather Service in Fort Worth predicts possible severe weather in the Killeen area Sunday night and into Monday.
After record high temperatures in central Texas on Wednesday, Killeen-area residents will see cooler and wetter weather in the days ahead.
After a recent warm front that left Christmas temperatures in the “shorts weather” range, the Central Texas area is expected to slowly cool off over the next week.
Derrick White had been standing outside of the Families in Crisis Homeless Shelter since 1:30 p.m. Monday, despite the fact it didn’t open up until 3 p.m.
Temperatures are expected to slowly increase over the coming week after the cold snap that came through Central Texas on Saturday, bringing with them sunnier skies and calmer winds.
Residents should expect cold weather and clear skies during the week before Christmas. Killeen-area temperatures are expected to stay in the low 40s during the day and dip into the high 20s at night.
Killeen residents will get to enjoy the warmer weather after a sub-freezing end to last week, but it won’t last long, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Dennis Cane.
The weather will look a lot more like spring than Christmas for the next few days, starting with a high of 70 Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
Temperatures in Killeen still will be below freezing at sunrise Friday, but the sun is expected to come out and raise temperatures into the mid-40s, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
Thursday is expected to be cold with a 30 percent chance of rain, and some area roads could be icy, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
If you have outdoor plans this weekend, bring along a raincoat because it’s going to be a wet weekend, according to forecasters from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.