Widespread Summer Heat; Enhanced Severe Weather

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, south-central Plains, Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, an enhanced risk of organized severe thunderstorms is possible from Iowa to Illinois and Indiana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Regional Airport (KCOU)

Lat: 38.82°NLon: 92.22°WElev: 889ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 20 Aug 8:54 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia MO

Severe T-storm Watch until August 20, 03:00pm
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Severe T-storm Watch
  •  
    Severe T-storm Watch until August 20, 03:00pm

    NOW until
    3:00pm Tue

    Severe T-storm Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds.  High near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with large hail and damaging winds. High near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia MO
 38.95°N 92.32°W (Elev. 778 ft)
7:58 am CDT Aug 20, 2019
9am CDT Aug 20, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2019
 
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