A Large and Slow-Moving Storm System with Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain

A large storm system will slowly track from the south-central U.S. into the East the rest of the week with strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rain with flooding. Today's threat for severe storms is across Texas toward the Arklatex and heavy rain with flooding from the south-central Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also, critical fire weather threats are present again in New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Galveston, Scholes Field (KGLS)

Lat: 29.27°NLon: 94.86°WElev: 7ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

76°F

24°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 17 G 31 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1009.5 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 24 May 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Galveston TX

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  High near 83. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am.  Steady temperature around 78. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 75.

    Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 77.

    Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. High near 83. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Windy, with a south wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. Steady temperature around 78. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 75.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 77.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 79.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. Breezy.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Galveston TX
 29.29°N 94.79°W (Elev. 10 ft)
10:45 am CDT May 24, 2022
11am CDT May 24, 2022-6pm CDT May 30, 2022
 
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