Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 92.22°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

59°F

15°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.4 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 8 Mar 6:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 15 to 17 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 55 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 15 to 17 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 66. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Sunday Night
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of rain and snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 778 ft)
4:59 pm CST Mar 8, 2021
7pm CST Mar 8, 2021-6pm CDT Mar 15, 2021
 
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