Heavy Rain and Strong-to-Severe Thunderstorms from the Central Miss. Valley to the Mid-Atlantic

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms from the mid-Mississippi River Valley to the Mid-Atlantic on Thursday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall. Flash Flood Watches are in effect in these areas. Severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and large hail will also be possible in this same area. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 40°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 814ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 28 Jul 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Columbus OH

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 84 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Patchy fog before 3am, then patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. East wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Columbus OH
 39.96°N 83°W (Elev. 771 ft)
3:20 pm EDT Jul 28, 2016
6pm EDT Jul 28, 2016-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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