Severe Storms Across the Center of the CONUS; Heat Across Southern U.S.

Scattered severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are expected across a portion of the central states through tonight. A few tornadoes, significant damaging winds, very large hail, and flash flooding are possible. The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 39.99°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 807ft.

A Few Clouds

71°F

22°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed NW 13 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 1:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 72. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 86. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before midnight, then a chance of showers between midnight and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus OH
 39.98°N 83°W (Elev. 784 ft)
12:54 pm EDT May 17, 2022
2pm EDT May 17, 2022-6pm EDT May 23, 2022
 
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