Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wichita Falls, Sheppard Air Force Base (KSPS)

Lat: 33.98°NLon: 98.49°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 29.81 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 26 Feb 11:52 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Wichita Falls, Sheppard Air Force Base TX

Fire Weather Watch February 27, 11:00am until February 27, 08:00pm
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Fire Weather Watch
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a southwest wind 11 to 21 mph becoming north northwest 22 to 32 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. West southwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Windy, with a southwest wind 11 to 21 mph becoming north northwest 22 to 32 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. North wind 11 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 48.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Wichita Falls, Sheppard Air Force Base TX
 33.97°N 98.48°W
10:24 am CST Feb 26, 2024
12pm CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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