Severe Thunderstorms in Texas; Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest

Organized severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of southwestern Texas into southeastern Oklahoma today, with a threat for very large hail and damaging wind gusts. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast Tuesday from southern Nevada into the Four Corners region then Wednesday and Thursday centered over the Four Corners region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

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

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NE 20 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Apr 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North northeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North northeast wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 59.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX
 34°N 99.95°W
11:22 am CDT Apr 12, 2021
12pm CDT Apr 12, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 18, 2021
 
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