Severe Storms and Flash Flooding in the Midwest: Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Strong to severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will be possible from the Central Plains to the Mid-South and the Great Lakes as a cold front moves eastward. An organized area of thunderstorms may produce a greater severe threat across parts of Iowa, Illinois, and southern Wisconsin. Critical fire weather threats continue across portions of the West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed NE 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 10 Aug 10:56 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW Genoa NE

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW Genoa NE
 41.42°N 97.8°W (Elev. 1608 ft)
7:59 am CDT Aug 10, 2020
11am CDT Aug 10, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 16, 2020
 
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