Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains This Evening

An outbreak of severe thunderstorms along with strong to violent, long-tracked tornadoes continues to unfold from northwest Texas into central Oklahoma and southwest Missouri this evening. In addition to tornadoes...very large hail, damaging winds and flash flooding are also occurring. Residents should heed any warnings issued and follow local forecast office social media pages for updates. Read More >

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

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

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain

69°F

21°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 29.51 in (997.4 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 20 May 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX

Flood Watch until May 21, 01:00pm
Tornado Watch until May 20, 10:00pm
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    Flood Watch until May 21, 01:00pm
    Tornado Watch until May 20, 10:00pm

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.  Low around 59. South southeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Becoming
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain. Low around 59. South southeast wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 2 and 3 inches possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 56. South wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Windy.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX
 34°N 99.95°W
2:01 pm CDT May 20, 2019
6pm CDT May 20, 2019-6pm CDT May 27, 2019
 
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