Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Current conditions at

Sweetwater, Avenger Field Airport (KSWW)

Lat: 32.47°NLon: 100.47°WElev: 2379ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SE 22 G 36 mph
Barometer 29.70 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 20 May 1:35 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Rotan TX

Tornado Watch until May 20, 08:00pm
Wind Advisory until May 21, 01:00am
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Tornado Watch
Wind Advisory
  •  
    Tornado Watch until May 20, 08:00pm
    Wind Advisory until May 21, 01:00am

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail.  Low around 59. Windy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    and Windy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail. Low around 59. Windy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 25 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Breezy.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
Rotan TX
 32.86°N 100.47°W (Elev. 1988 ft)
12:43 pm CDT May 20, 2019
1pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 26, 2019
 
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