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Severe weather and flash flooding possible Saturday

Severe weather is possible across portions of the Great Plains, Deep South and coastal Carolinas Saturday. Primary threats are large hail and damaging winds, although a small tornado risk is also possible mainly in the Plains. Also across the South, heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed S 9 G 18 mph
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Jul 3:15 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South southeast wind 7 to 13 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8am and 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Breezy, with a south southeast wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. West southwest wind 9 to 16 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. North wind 6 to 14 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
1:35 pm CDT Jul 4, 2015
4pm CDT Jul 4, 2015-6pm CDT Jul 11, 2015
 
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