Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Amarillo, Amarillo International Airport (KAMA)

Lat: 35.22°NLon: 101.72°WElev: 3606ft.

Fair

98°F

37°C

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 11 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

10 Miles NW Wayside TX

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 107 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
10 Miles NW Wayside TX
 34.91°N 101.64°W (Elev. 3169 ft)
5:35 pm CDT Aug 11, 2020
5pm CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 18, 2020
 
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