Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast will launch March 7, 2017.
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Multi Day Severe Weather Event Underway across the Gulf Coast and Southeast

Severe thunderstorms with very large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible across portions of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Central Gulf Coast into Sunday morning. The threat will shift to the southeast coast to central Florida Sunday. Meanwhile in the west, heavy rain and mountain snow will continue from California to the southern Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Asheville, Asheville Regional Airport (KAVL)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 82.54°WElev: 2165ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

52°F

11°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.79 in (1008.0 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely after 5pm.  Patchy fog. High near 56. East northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am.  Patchy fog. Low around 53. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 63. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 63 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Low around 48. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely, mainly before 10am, then a chance of rain after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 41 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers before 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then showers likely after 5pm. Patchy fog. High near 56. East northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3am. Patchy fog. Low around 53. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog before 1pm. High near 63. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 48. Southeast wind 6 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely, mainly before 10am, then a chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. West northwest wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.22°W (Elev. 1289 ft)
2:52 pm EST Jan 21, 2017
3pm EST Jan 21, 2017-6pm EST Jan 28, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database