Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Waco, Waco Regional Airport (KACT)

Lat: 31.62°NLon: 97.23°WElev: 515ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1015.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 18 Aug 4:51 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Waco TX

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 98 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 96 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Heat index values as high as 106. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 98. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 96. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Waco TX
 31.57°N 97.18°W (Elev. 548 ft)
4:04 am CDT Aug 18, 2018
5am CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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