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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

N/A

Humidity NA
Wind Speed NA
Barometer NA
Dewpoint N/A
Visibility NA
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Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Today

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 64 °F

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 58 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 56 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 57. East southeast wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 6 to 13 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
10:05 pm CDT May 22, 2015
10am CDT May 23, 2015-6pm CDT May 29, 2015
 
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