Severe Thunderstorms in West-Central Texas; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the Rockies and Plains

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible this evening across west-central Texas. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the southern Rockies and portions of the southern Plains through this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

Lat: 34.43°NLon: 100.28°WElev: 1952ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SE 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Apr 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Childress TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Sunny, with a high near 86. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South southeast wind around 15 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10pm and 4am. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 86. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming east in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 54.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Childress TX
 34.42°N 100.24°W
3:00 am CDT Apr 25, 2024
3am CDT Apr 25, 2024-6pm CDT May 1, 2024
 
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