Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

A Few Clouds

61°F

16°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.77 in
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 May 7:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 6 to 11 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southeast wind 6 to 9 mph becoming east in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 56. East southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 6 to 11 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. West wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Memorial Day
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.36°W (Elev. 1450 ft)
7:35 am CDT May 27, 2016
7am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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