Extreme Fire Weather Threat for Southern California; Heavy Rain for Texas

Extremely critical fire weather threats are in effect for southern California. Unseasonably warm temperatures, very dry fuels and low humidity are contributing to the threats, but the main concern is very strong Santa Ana winds. These winds bring the potential for rapid fire growth and extreme fire behavior. In Texas, steady heavy to excessive rain will keep a flood threat intact through Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Wharton, Wharton Regional Airport (KARM)

Lat: 29.25°NLon: 96.15°WElev: 102ft.

Overcast

52°F

11°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 18 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.06 in
Dewpoint 49°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill47°F (8°C)
Last update 15 Oct 4:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Wharton TX

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 60. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm.  Low around 53. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Breezy then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 70.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 73.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 60. Breezy, with a north wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7pm. Low around 53. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 55. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Wharton TX
 29.31°N 96.1°W (Elev. 102 ft)
3:45 pm CDT Oct 15, 2018
4pm CDT Oct 15, 2018-6pm CDT Oct 22, 2018
 
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