Vigorous System Impacting the Northwest; Large System To Affect East

A potent storm system is delivering heavy rainfall, strong winds, rough surf and beach erosion along the Pacific Northwest coast with mountain snow inland. Expect a couple more systems to arrive late week into the weekend. Meanwhile, another developing large scale system will deliver a heavy rain and renewed flood threat to much of the East late Wednesday through Friday, which may impact travel. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

16°C

61°F

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed E 13 km/h
Barometer 1012.8 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 10 km
Last update 19 Dec 2:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind around 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 15 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  High near 19. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 19 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 12 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 15 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 8. Windy, with a northwest wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 15 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 11.

    Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 19.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 15 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 15. East wind around 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. High near 19. East wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Windy, with a northwest wind 30 to 35 km/h increasing to 40 to 45 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 8. Windy, with a northwest wind 40 to 45 km/h decreasing to 30 to 35 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 15. Breezy.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 11.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 19.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Christmas Day
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 3 m)
2:59 am CST Dec 19, 2018
3am CST Dec 19, 2018-6pm CST Dec 25, 2018
 
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