Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

72°F

22°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 17 May 7:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston, Scholes Field TX

Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, then becoming cloudy toward daybreak, with a low around 75. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Breezy.
    T-storms
    Likely then
    Becoming
    Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 82. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Breezy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 83. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, then becoming cloudy toward daybreak, with a low around 75. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Windy, with a southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast 20 to 25 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 82. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Breezy.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston, Scholes Field TX
 29.27°N 94.87°W (Elev. 3 ft)
7:16 pm CDT May 17, 2021
8pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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