Chilly Eastern Half of U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns in Four Corners

A large, cold dome of high pressure will settle-in across the Eastern half of the country and chilly conditions with below normal temperatures are likely. In fact, a number of record low temperatures are possible Thursday morning and widespread freeze warnings are currently in effect. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather conditions are expected to persist across the Four Corners region. Read More >

Current conditions at

St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS)

Lat: 38.56°NLon: 90.15°WElev: 410ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1021.2 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill44°F (7°C)
Last update 21 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia IL

Freeze Warning April 22, 12:00am until April 22, 09:00am
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Freeze Warning
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers before 8pm.  Widespread frost, mainly after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers then
    Frost

    Low: 31 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

    Frost then
    Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 42 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 9 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 51. South wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers before 8pm. Widespread frost, mainly after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 31. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 51. South wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia IL
 38.46°N 90.24°W (Elev. 407 ft)
5:42 pm CDT Apr 21, 2021
7pm CDT Apr 21, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2021
 
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