Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wichita Falls, Sheppard Air Force Base (KSPS)

Lat: 33.98°NLon: 98.49°WElev: 1014ft.

Fair

97°F

36°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed W 15 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1009.4 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:52 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles NW Halsell TX

Heat Advisory until August 14, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until August 14, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Fri

    Heat Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 105. East northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 95. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Northwest wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. North northeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 105. East northeast wind 3 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. East northeast wind 5 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 95. East northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles NW Halsell TX
 33.75°N 98.39°W
10:23 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
11am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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