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Severe weather outbreak possible over portions of the Southern Plains today and tonight

Severe thunderstorms will likely develop over portions of Texas and Oklahoma this afternoon into tonight. Very large hail, destructive winds, isolated tornadoes, and heavy downpours will be the main threats. Heavy rain could lead to localized flash flooding concerns. Additional severe weather is forecast each day through Thursday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Waco, Waco Regional Airport (KACT)

Lat: 31.62°NLon: 97.23°WElev: 515ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 12 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 28 Mar 10:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles SSW Whitney TX

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 62. South southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 62. South southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. West northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles SSW Whitney TX
 31.89°N 97.35°W (Elev. 545 ft)
3:59 am CDT Mar 28, 2017
11am CDT Mar 28, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2017
 
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