Significant Winter Storm to Continue Widespread Hazardous Weather Across the East

A strengthening eastern storm will bring areas of heavy snow and ice from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Wednesday before tapering off on Thursday. Further south, several inches of heavy rain are forecast Wednesday into this weekend. This may lead to river flooding and flash flooding across the Mid-South. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

50°F

10°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NW 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 20 Feb 2:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy drizzle and fog with a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 64 by 4am. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy drizzle and fog with a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 49. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 63. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to around 64 by 4am. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Breezy.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Breezy.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:28 am CST Feb 20, 2019
3am CST Feb 20, 2019-6pm CST Feb 26, 2019
 
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