Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Municipal Airport (KOLU)

Lat: 41.45°NLon: 97.33°WElev: 1444ft.

Overcast

48°F

9°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed N 15 G 21 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill42°F (6°C)
Last update 20 Apr 2:56 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Howells NE

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 44. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 44 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am.  Widespread frost between 1am and 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 26 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 26 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Widespread frost before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Frost then
    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 44. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a slight chance of snow showers after 3am. Widespread frost between 1am and 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 26. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost after 3am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 26. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Widespread frost before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
Howells NE
 41.73°N 97.02°W (Elev. 1529 ft)
2:59 pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
3pm CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 27, 2021
 
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