Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.29°NLon: -94.79°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

63°F

17°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.25 in (1024.2 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 7:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog before 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Areas Fog

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 67 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog before 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. South wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 15 mph.
Washington's Birthday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 67.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
2:14 pm CST Feb 12, 2016
8pm CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 19, 2016
 
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