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

Waco, Waco Regional Airport (KACT)

Lat: 31.62°NLon: 97.23°WElev: 515ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

21°C

70°F

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 33 G 44 km/h
Barometer 1007.9 mb (29.78 in)
Dewpoint 17°C (63°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 17 May 2:51 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Clifton TX

Flash Flood Watch until May 19, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 19, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Wed

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 26. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 18. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 24. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 24 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 26. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts in excess of 4 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 18. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 24. South southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 24. East southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Clifton TX
 31.77°N 97.59°W (Elev. 248 m)
3:22 pm CDT May 17, 2021
3pm CDT May 17, 2021-6pm CDT May 23, 2021
 
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