An Enduring Heat Wave Begins for Texas and Southern Plains

Starting today, a blazing Heat Wave will consume much of the Southern Plains and Lower MS Valley through early next week, especially for TX. Numerous Excessive Heat Warnings, Watches and Advisories are in effect for the mid-section of TX and OK and these hazards will only become more widespread. Expect record Highs temps and very dangerous Heat Indices, both surging well north of triple digits. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

Lat: 34.43°NLon: 100.28°WElev: 1952ft.

Fair

100°F

38°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 57°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 18 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Matador TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 105 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Matador TX
 34.02°N 100.82°W
1:30 pm CDT Jul 18, 2018
1pm CDT Jul 18, 2018-6pm CDT Jul 24, 2018
 
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