Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 92.22°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

58°F

14°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.2 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 4:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Centralia MO

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Low around 61. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Low around 61. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
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Point Forecast:
Centralia MO
 39.21°N 92.12°W (Elev. 860 ft)
3:41 am CDT May 17, 2022
5am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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