Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system in the Ohio Valley will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains eastward through the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Thursday. Large hail and locally damaging winds will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Friday.
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Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Overcast

46°F

8°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 30.04 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill40°F (4°C)
Last update 28 Apr 5:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 51. East northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 51 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 55. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 46. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday
Showers. High near 51. East northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
4:57 pm CDT Apr 28, 2016
5pm CDT Apr 28, 2016-6pm CDT May 5, 2016
 
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