Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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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

64°F

18°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 14 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1013.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 May 11:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 11 to 14 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Scattered rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 49 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 11 to 14 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Scattered rain, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus OH
 39.98°N 83°W (Elev. 784 ft)
11:42 am EDT May 6, 2016
12pm EDT May 6, 2016-6pm EDT May 12, 2016
 
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