Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Robert R Wells Jr Airport (K66R)

Lat: 29.64°NLon: 96.52°WElev: 242ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 73%
Wind Speed N 5 mph
Barometer 30.00 in
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 29 Jun 11:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles WNW Columbus TX

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 96 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Independence Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles WNW Columbus TX
 29.74°N 96.6°W (Elev. 230 ft)
6:59 am CDT Jun 29, 2016
11am CDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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