Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.2 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 22 Sep 2:52 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 78 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:15 pm CDT Sep 22, 2018
3pm CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 28, 2018
 
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