An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.9 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 18 Jul 5:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 81 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 82 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 109. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
5:14 pm CDT Jul 18, 2018
6pm CDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 25, 2018
 
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