Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Fair

71°F

22°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1013.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Aug 9:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NNE Genoa NE

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NNE Genoa NE
 41.48°N 97.71°W (Elev. 1650 ft)
9:59 pm CDT Aug 18, 2018
11pm CDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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