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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms move into the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon; and into the Gulf States on Saturday. Storms may contain very heavy rain,large hail, and damaging winds. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains, while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed N 15 mph
Barometer 29.81 in
Dewpoint 45°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 24 Mar 6:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 10am. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Chance Rain
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain and thunderstorms likely, then rain after 11pm.  Low around 38. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Cloudy, with a high near 55. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 60.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 10am. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Rain and thunderstorms likely, then rain after 11pm. Low around 38. Breezy, with a north wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday
Cloudy, with a high near 55. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
6:15 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
7am CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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