Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Metropolitan Airport (KCSG)

Lat: 32.52°NLon: 84.94°WElev: 397ft.

Mostly Cloudy

84°F

29°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed SW 13 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 30 Apr 12:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus GA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus GA
 32.52°N 84.87°W (Elev. 302 ft)
1:00 pm EDT Apr 30, 2016
1pm EDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm EDT May 6, 2016
 
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