Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat, including a derecho with winds up to 100 mph across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus / Bakalar (KBAK)

Lat: 39.27°NLon: 85.9°WElev: 656ft.

Clear

84°F

29°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.99 in
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 10 Aug 2:45 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Edinburgh IN

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain.  Low around 70. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 11 mph.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain. Low around 70. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. North northeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
Edinburgh IN
 39.36°N 85.96°W (Elev. 696 ft)
3:16 pm EDT Aug 10, 2020
3pm EDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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