Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia-Marion County Airport (K0R0)

Lat: 31.3°NLon: 89.81°WElev: 265ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.17 in
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 17 Aug 7:55 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MS

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MS
 31.25°N 89.82°W
7:16 am CDT Aug 17, 2018
8am CDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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