Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

El Paso, El Paso International Airport (KELP)

Lat: 31.81°NLon: 106.38°WElev: 3957ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 7%
Wind Speed W 22 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.82 in (1002.3 mb)
Dewpoint 14°F (-10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 17 May 3:51 pm MDT
Extended Forecast for

El Paso TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. West southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 85. West southwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. West wind 13 to 18 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. West wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. West southwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
El Paso TX
 31.86°N 106.44°W (Elev. 3944 ft)
12:18 pm MDT May 17, 2021
4pm MDT May 17, 2021-6pm MDT May 23, 2021
 
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