Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today; Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible Too

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Port Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 40°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 814ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed NW 13 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 3:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Columbus OH

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light north after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 79. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Independence Day
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Columbus OH
 39.96°N 83°W (Elev. 771 ft)
4:17 pm EDT Jul 1, 2016
4pm EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 8, 2016
 
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