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Severe weather, flash flooding possible across parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon & evening across parts of the central U.S. from northern Oklahoma across the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Great Lakes. A few strong to severe storms may also occur over parts of the Southeast & mid-Atlantic. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding across parts of the central & southern Plains.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 40°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 814ft.

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 6 Jul 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus OH

  • Tonight

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 84. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely between 2am and 3am, then showers likely after 3am. Low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm 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.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus OH
 39.98°N 83°W (Elev. 784 ft)
3:55 pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
7pm EDT Jul 6, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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