Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Great Lakes into Ohio Valley; Heavy to Excessive Rainfall Over the Southern Plains

Severe thunderstorms will race along a cold front from the Upper Mississippi Valley into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with the main threat being damaging winds. The tail end of this front will possibly produce heavy to excessive rainfall across the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley through Saturday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

85°F

29°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 20 Sep 8:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 81 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 79 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 79 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 79 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 83 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 79. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
5:16 pm CDT Sep 20, 2018
9pm CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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