Heavy Snow in the Northern Rockies; Severe Weather Across the Plains; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest

Heavy wet snow and gusty winds are expected in the higher elevations of Idaho, western Montana, and Wyoming Thursday. Meanwhile, another round of severe storms are expected to develop across the central and southern Plains. Damaging winds, tornadoes and large hail are the primary threats. Further west, dry conditions and gusty winds will lead to critical fire weather concerns in the Southwest Read More >

Current conditions at

Mexia Limestone County Airport (KLXY)

Lat: 31.64°NLon: 96.51°WElev: 545ft.

Fog/Mist

78°F

26°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.76 in
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 23 May 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Fairfield TX

Flood Watch May 23, 05:41pm until May 24, 01:00am
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Flood Watch
  •  
    Flood Watch May 23, 05:41pm until May 24, 01:00am

    NOW until 1:00am Fri

    Flood Watch

  • This Afternoon

    High: 78 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Low: 71 °F

    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    High: 89 °F

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

  • Friday Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph.

    Low: 70 °F

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    High: 90 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Saturday Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Low: 74 °F

    Partly Cloudy

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    High: 92 °F

    Mostly Sunny

  • Sunday Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.

    Low: 72 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 78. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 102. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
Fairfield TX
 31.72°N 96.17°W (Elev. 449 ft)
5:09 pm CDT May 23, 2024
5pm CDT May 23, 2024-6pm CDT May 30, 2024
 
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