Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Amarillo, Amarillo International Airport (KAMA)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 101.72°WElev: 3606ft.

Fair and Windy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed SE 28 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1004.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 24 May 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Amarillo TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 59. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 59. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Amarillo TX
 35.2°N 101.82°W (Elev. 3645 ft)
6:35 pm CDT May 24, 2016
7pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 31, 2016
 
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