Powerful Storm Impacting Parts of Alaska; Threat of Locally Heavy Rainfall Persists in the Southwest

A powerful autumn storm is forecast to impact the Far North region and West-Central coasts of Alaska during the next few days with high winds, coastal flooding, high surf, and beach erosion. Elsewhere, mainly quiet weather is forecast across the continental United States, although locally heavy showers and thunderstorms remain possible across the Southwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Childress, Childress Municipal Airport (KCDS)

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

Overcast

71°F

22°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed NE 8 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1022.7 mb)
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Oct 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Chance Rain

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 52 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Columbus
    Day

    Columbus Day: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance Rain

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 79 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. North northeast wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of rain, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Columbus Day
A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
A chance of rain and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Medicine Mound TX
 34°N 99.95°W
3:24 am CDT Oct 7, 2022
4am CDT Oct 7, 2022-6pm CDT Oct 13, 2022
 
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