Major Storm System Bringing A Plethora Of Impacts To The Central And Eastern U.S. This Weekend

A powerful storm system will track from the Plains to the Great Lakes region this weekend. On the cold side of the storm, heavy snow with blizzard conditions are expected over portions of the central and northern Plains to the upper Great Lakes. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and flash flooding will be possible over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Golden Triangle Regional Airport (KGTR)

Lat: 33.45°NLon: 88.58°WElev: 266ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Last update 23 Feb 7:56 am CST
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles SW Columbus MS

Flash Flood Watch until February 24, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until February 24, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Sun

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 49. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 3pm, then thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Thunderstorms before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 49. South wind 15 to 20 mph becoming west southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles SW Columbus MS
 33.45°N 88.47°W
9:16 am CST Feb 23, 2019
9am CST Feb 23, 2019-6pm CST Mar 1, 2019
 
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