Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Mostly Cloudy

86°F

30°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 81°F (27°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index102°F (39°C)
Last update 15 Oct 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Texas City TXSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Temperature falling to around 70 by 4pm. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 63. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Windy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Temperature falling to around 70 by 4pm. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then a chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 63. Windy, with a north wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 73.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
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 29.41°N 94.95°W (Elev. 3 ft)
10:29 am CDT Oct 15, 2018
11am CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 21, 2018
 
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