Dangerous Heat Building in the West; Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest

A long duration heat wave will build across the Southwest, California, and Pacific Northwest. Dangerous heat is also forecast for the Great Basin and South Plains. Severe storms in the Upper Midwest may have locally heavy rain, damaging winds, and very large hail. Heavy rain and flooding will also be possible in the Deep South and Appalachians. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia-Marion County Airport (K0R0)

Lat: 31.3°NLon: 89.81°WElev: 265ft.

Fog/Mist

73°F

23°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 14 Aug 6:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MS

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 89. Heat index values as high as 103. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Calm wind.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 91.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MS
 31.25°N 89.82°W
6:16 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
7am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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