Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

Houston, Houston Hobby Airport (KHOU)

Lat: 29.64°NLon: 95.28°WElev: 46ft.

Thunderstorm Light Rain

72°F

22°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed E 13 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Houston TX

Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until May 20, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 82. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 71. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Houston TX
 29.77°N 95.37°W (Elev. 43 ft)
2:05 pm CDT May 17, 2021
6pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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