Heat Will Continue in the Southeast and Portions of the West

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over the Plains and the Middle Atlantic with heavy rain potential in the south. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Fair

75°F

24°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 10 mph
Barometer 30.03 in
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Jul 10:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. North wind 5 to 7 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
10:05 am CDT Jul 27, 2016
10am CDT Jul 27, 2016-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2016
 
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