Dangerous Ice Storm for Portions of the South

As arctic air continues to track across the Plains and Midwest as moisture is also returning across portions of the South. Periods of freezing rain and sleet will have significant impacts across Texas, mid-Mississippi Valley, Tennessee and Ohio Valley through the middle of this week. Meanwhile, dangerous cold temperatures will be felt across the Central and Northern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rutherfordton, Rutherford County-Marchman Field Airport (KFQD)

Lat: 35.43°NLon: 81.94°WElev: 1079ft.

Rain

50°F

10°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.19 in
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 31 Jan 11:15 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbus NC

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 61 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 3am.  Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Rain likely before 1pm, then a chance of showers or drizzle, mainly between 1pm and 5pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain Likely
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Chance Rain

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle before 7pm, then showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers.  High near 46. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers, mainly before 3am.  Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of rain after 2pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 61. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tonight
Rain likely, mainly after 3am. Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind becoming northwest around 6 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Rain likely before 1pm, then a chance of showers or drizzle, mainly between 1pm and 5pm. Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers with a slight chance of drizzle before 7pm, then showers likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 43. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers. High near 46. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers, mainly before 3am. Low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 48.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus NC
 35.25°N 82.19°W (Elev. 1099 ft)
10:10 am EST Jan 31, 2023
11am EST Jan 31, 2023-6pm EST Feb 6, 2023
 
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