Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 92.22°WElev: 889ft.

Fog/Mist

35°F

2°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 30.07 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill29°F (-2°C)
Last update 17 Jan 2:54 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 5am. Areas of freezing fog after 5am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then rain likely.  Patchy fog between 9am and noon. Areas of freezing fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. Light east wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Areas
    Freezing Fog
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain before 2am, then rain and snow between 2am and 3am, then snow likely after 3am.  Low around 26. East wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Rain then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow likely, mainly before noon.  Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 19 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Blustery
    then Chance
    Snow

    High: 28 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow

    Low: 30 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 5am. Areas of freezing fog after 5am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 29. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow before 2pm, then rain likely. Patchy fog between 9am and noon. Areas of freezing fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 36. Light east wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
Rain before 2am, then rain and snow between 2am and 3am, then snow likely after 3am. Low around 26. East wind 11 to 16 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Saturday
Snow likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 19 by 5pm. Blustery, with a north wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Tuesday
A chance of snow before 9am, then a chance of rain and snow between 9am and 3pm, then a chance of snow after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 778 ft)
2:43 pm CST Jan 17, 2019
3pm CST Jan 17, 2019-6pm CST Jan 24, 2019
 
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