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Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

69°F

21°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed N 16 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 16 Oct 6:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 74.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10am, then showers likely between 10am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a northeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
5:59 am CDT Oct 16, 2018
7am CDT Oct 16, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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