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

A strong system will produce a swath of impacts. Severe storms with large hail, damaging winds, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible in the south and central Plains. Heavy rain could cause flash flooding in the Mid Mississippi Valley. Mountain snow will develop in the Rockies. Critical fire weather threats are expected across northern California and the Southwest. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 39.99°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 807ft.

Mostly Cloudy

40°F

4°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed NW 9 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill34°F (1°C)
Last update 8 May 3:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Columbus OH

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 3am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Showers
    Likely

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 60. East wind 9 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers.  Low around 44. North wind 6 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 44 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 6 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy frost after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Frost

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy frost before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

    Patchy Frost
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 60. East wind 9 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers. Low around 44. North wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 6 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Tuesday Night
Patchy frost after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Patchy frost before 7am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Columbus OH
 39.96°N 83°W (Elev. 771 ft)
3:40 am EDT May 8, 2021
4am EDT May 8, 2021-6pm EDT May 14, 2021
 
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