Severe Weather and Heavy Rain for the Southern U.S.

A potent storm system will roll across the Southern tier of the U.S. over the next two days. As a result, severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible from the southern Plains and Lower Mississippi Valley into the South and Southeast. Also, heavy rain from these thunderstorms may cause some flood concerns, especially in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Robert R Wells Jr Airport (K66R)

Lat: 29.64°NLon: 96.52°WElev: 242ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.89 in
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 23 Apr 5:35 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus TX

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Scattered showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe.  High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 78. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus TX
 29.7°N 96.55°W (Elev. 197 ft)
4:14 am CDT Apr 23, 2021
5am CDT Apr 23, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 29, 2021
 
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