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Heavy Rain, Local Flooding Along the Central Gulf Coast

A slow moving front will provide the focus for heavy rain and local flooding from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama coasts today. The front will shift to the Florida Panhandle and Southeast Tuesday. Severe storms are possible in west Texas, while record warm temperatures spread across the west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed SE 13 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 22 May 1:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 79. South wind around 15 mph becoming east. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 72.

    Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 79. South wind around 15 mph becoming east. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. North wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a west wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Breezy.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
10:58 am CDT May 22, 2017
2pm CDT May 22, 2017-6pm CDT May 28, 2017
 
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