Central U.S. Severe Storms and Heavy Rain; Western Fire Weather Threats

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Current conditions at

Robert R Wells Jr Airport (K66R)

Lat: 29.64°NLon: 96.52°WElev: 242ft.

Fog/Mist

69°F

21°C

Humidity 98%
Wind Speed SE 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 8 May 8:15 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus TX

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus TX
 29.7°N 96.55°W (Elev. 197 ft)
4:45 am CDT May 8, 2021
8am CDT May 8, 2021-6pm CDT May 14, 2021
 
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