Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

Strong low pressure will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains into Monday. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's. Heavy snow will impact eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.44°NLon: -97.36°WElev: 1444ft.

Overcast and Breezy

32°F

0°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 22 G 31 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill19°F (-7°C)
Last update 8 Feb 1:55 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

Wind Advisory until February 8, 12:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 8, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Mon

    Wind Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered snow showers, mainly before 4am.  Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Snow Showers
    and Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 24 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated snow showers before 7am, then scattered flurries between 7am and 4pm.  Patchy blowing snow between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated Snow
    Showers and
    Patchy
    Blowing Snow

    High: 32 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 31 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 14 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered snow showers, mainly before 4am. Patchy blowing snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Windy, with a north northwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Isolated snow showers before 7am, then scattered flurries between 7am and 4pm. Patchy blowing snow between 10am and 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Windy, with a north northwest wind 28 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. North northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. North wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
12:35 am CST Feb 8, 2016
2am CST Feb 8, 2016-6pm CST Feb 14, 2016
 
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