Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Partly Cloudy

87°F

31°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 16 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index101°F (38°C)
Last update 20 Aug 4:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston, Scholes Field TX

Heat Advisory until August 20, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 20, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Mon

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 105. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 82 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 82 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 105. Breezy, with a south wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 82.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 81.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 81.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston, Scholes Field TX
 29.25°N 94.87°W (Elev. 3 ft)
5:15 pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
5pm CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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