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Slow Moving Cold Front Moves into the Central U.S.

A slow moving cold front continues to move eastward across the U.S. this weekend. Behind the cold front is unseasonably cold weather and high elevation snows; ahead of the front, temperatures are more typical of mid-summer. The front separating these extremes will help focus heavy rain, with the potential for flash flooding extending from eastern New Mexico and western Texas to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

A Few Clouds and Breezy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed S 21 G 25 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1008.9 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 23 Sep 4:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 57. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

    Sunny

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southeast wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 57. South southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 61. North wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
3:29 pm CDT Sep 23, 2017
5pm CDT Sep 23, 2017-6pm CDT Sep 30, 2017
 
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