Major Winter Storm to Impact the Central and Eastern U.S. Through this Weekend

An impactful Pacific storm will move east and redevelop into a significant winter storm. Heavy snow to the north of this storm and heavy rain to the south with freezing rain at the junction will form over the Central U.S. Friday. This system shifts into the Eastern States on Saturday with heavy snow from the Midwest to the Northeast, and heavy rain from the Mid-South to the Mid-Atlantic. Read More >

Current conditions at

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 39.99°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 807ft.

Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 17 Jan 11:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus OHSimilar City Names

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 04:00am until January 20, 04:00am
Dense Fog Advisory until January 18, 04:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until January 18, 04:00am

    NOW until
    4:00am Fri

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of drizzle before 3am.  Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 6 mph.

    Areas Drizzle
    and Areas
    Dense Fog

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 28. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 11am, then snow and freezing rain between 11am and 1pm, then rain or freezing rain after 1pm.  High near 34. East wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible.  New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 9pm.  Low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.

    Rain/Snow
    then Snow and
    Blustery

    Low: 16 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of snow before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 18 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -2 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 11 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of drizzle before 3am. Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 6 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 28. Light east wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Snow before 11am, then snow and freezing rain between 11am and 1pm, then rain or freezing rain after 1pm. High near 34. East wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow, becoming all snow after 9pm. Low around 16. Blustery, with a north wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
Sunday
A slight chance of snow before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 11.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7.
Tuesday
A chance of rain and snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus OHSimilar City Names
 39.98°N 83°W (Elev. 784 ft)
12:06 am EST Jan 18, 2019
12am EST Jan 18, 2019-6pm EST Jan 23, 2019
 
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