Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 80%
Wind Speed S 14 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.0 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index97°F (36°C)
Last update 18 Aug 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 82 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 83 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 82 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind around 15 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 80.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
7:29 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
8pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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