Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Overcast

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 5 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Aug 5:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Steady temperature around 68. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 68 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Breezy.
    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 65 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Steady temperature around 68. North wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. North wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NE
 41.44°N 97.34°W (Elev. 1444 ft)
4:35 pm CDT Aug 19, 2018
6pm CDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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