Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Fog/Mist

62°F

17°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 9 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.21 in (1023.0 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 10:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 65. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 55 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Windy

    High: 56 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Windy.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Windy then
    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 65. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 55. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 49 by 5pm. Windy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Windy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 45.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Breezy.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
9:59 am CST Jan 17, 2019
11am CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 23, 2019
 
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