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

Fredericksburg, Gillespie County Airport (KT82)

Lat: 30.24°NLon: 98.91°WElev: 1696ft.

Partly Cloudy

27°C

80°F

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SE 15 km/h
Barometer 29.83 in
Dewpoint 18°C (64°F)
Visibility NA
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 17 May 4:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Harper TX

Flash Flood Watch May 17, 07:00pm until May 20, 01:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 26. South southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.

    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 25 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 16 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 25 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1am and 4am. Some of the storms could be severe. Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 26. South southeast wind 25 to 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 50 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. South southeast wind around 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. South southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind around 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25.
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Point Forecast:
Harper TX
 30.31°N 99.24°W (Elev. 619 m)
3:05 pm CDT May 17, 2021
4pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 24, 2021
 
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