Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threat for the Southern Plains Today; Severe Thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley

Heavy rains are leading to an elevated concern for flash flooding across parts of Oklahoma and Texas today, and this heavy rainfall will spread slowly east over the weekend. Severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes across parts of the Northeast and Ohio Valley this afternoon and evening. Significant river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Wharton, Wharton Regional Airport (KARM)

Lat: 29.25°NLon: 96.15°WElev: 102ft.

81°F

27°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SE 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 21 Sep 9:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Pierce TX

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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    Showers then
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    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 102. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Pierce TX
 29.29°N 96.23°W (Elev. 108 ft)
9:28 am CDT Sep 21, 2018
10am CDT Sep 21, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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