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Elevated fire weather conditions persist on Tuesday

The risk for wildfires is elevated on Tuesday in portions of the Northwest. The combination of warm, windy and dry conditions will cause any fire that develops to potentially spread rapidly. These conditions are expected to persist through Tuesday evening. Numerous Red Flag Warnings have been issued.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 92.22°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

21°C

69°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed E 6 km/h
Barometer 29.99 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 4 Aug 5:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Occasional showers and thunderstorms.  High near 27. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 20 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 8 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Southeast wind around 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Occasional showers and thunderstorms. High near 27. Southeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Southeast wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind around 8 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 237 m)
5:11 am CDT Aug 4, 2015
6am CDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 10, 2015
 
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