Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Mid Valley Airport (KTXW)

Lat: 26.18°NLon: 97.97°WElev: 70ft.

Partly Cloudy

94°F

34°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.94 in
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 11 Aug 2:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Mercedes TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Isolated showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South southeast wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. South southeast wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South southeast wind 6 to 13 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. Southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South southeast wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Mercedes TX
 26.14°N 97.93°W
4:18 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
4pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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