Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Golden Triangle Regional Airport (KGTR)

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Thunderstorm Rain Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed S 18 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Last update 13 Aug 12:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus MS

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am, then a slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus MS
 33.52°N 88.42°W
12:16 pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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