Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

61°F

16°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Dec 3:52 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.

    Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a northwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Breezy.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Christmas Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:14 pm CST Dec 18, 2018
4pm CST Dec 18, 2018-6pm CST Dec 25, 2018
 
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