Zeta Landfall Expected Wednesday; Southern Plains Snow and Ice to Taper Off

Areas of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will slowly taper off across portions of the southern Plains on Wednesday as warmer air is drawn north ahead of Zeta. Zeta is forecast to bring hurricane conditions, life-threatening storm surge, and heavy rainfall to portions of the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall is expected through Thursday along Zeta's track to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

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

Unknown Precip Fog/Mist

30°F

-1°C

Humidity 92%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.9 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 27 Oct 9:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

8 Miles N Medicine Mound TX

Ice Storm Warning until October 28, 01:00pm
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Ice Storm Warning
  •  
    Ice Storm Warning until October 28, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Wed

    Ice Storm Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible.  Low around 30. North wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.

    Freezing Rain

    Low: 30 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 10am. Some thunder is also possible.  Cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.

    Rain/Freezing
    Rain Likely
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 39 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 53. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy freezing fog after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Freezing Fog

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Patchy
    Freezing Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Freezing rain. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 30. North wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime ice accumulation of 0.1 to 0.3 of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain or freezing rain likely, becoming all rain after 10am. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 53. North northwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Patchy freezing fog after 4am. Mostly clear, with a low around 31. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Friday
Patchy freezing fog before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 60.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
8 Miles N Medicine Mound TX
 34.11°N 100.01°W
9:44 pm CDT Oct 27, 2020
10pm CDT Oct 27, 2020-6pm CST Nov 3, 2020
 
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