SAN ANGELO, Texas — It may not feel like it if you step outside, but a cold front is actually moving through West Texas Thursday. As of 10:30 a.m., the front has dropped into the Concho Valley. Unlike many other fronts that move through the area, this one is free of any cloud cover or precipitation, and temperatures are not dropping very much at all.
The only noticeable impact of the front moving through is the change in wind direction. Early this morning, a southwesterly breeze dominated across West Texas. As the front moves through, winds will turn out of the north and northeast.
A stronger push of winds is likely across the area Thursday afternoon, with winds expected of 10-15 mph this evening. Occasional gusts of more than 20 mph is possible.
This will bring in a slightly cooler feel, but not by much. Highs Thursday will still climb into the 80s across much of the area, with middle to upper 80s likely across the Concho Valley. Big Country temperatures will remain in the upper 70s to low 80s.
Highs Friday will be lower for the entire area thanks to the front, but only by about five degrees or so. Expect highs in the lower to middle 80s for the final day of the week.
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