Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

Current conditions at

St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS)

Lat: 38.56°NLon: 90.15°WElev: 410ft.

Overcast

34°F

1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.22 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 1 Mar 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia IL

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Rain, possibly mixed with snow.  Low around 30. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Rain/Snow

    Low: 30 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Chance Rain
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of rain, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Rain, possibly mixed with snow. Low around 30. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Monday
A slight chance of rain, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of rain after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia IL
 38.46°N 90.24°W (Elev. 407 ft)
4:37 am CST Mar 1, 2024
5am CST Mar 1, 2024-6pm CST Mar 7, 2024
 
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