Midwest Heavy Rain and Severe Storms; Poor Air Quality and Elevated Fire Threats In the Northwest; Hurricane Lane Rolls Through Central Pacific

An area of low pressure is expected to lift up through the Midwest and intensify, while producing possible excessive rainfall and severe storms across the Mississippi Valley into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Smoke from wildfires will continue to create poor air quality across parts of Western region. Hurricane Lane continues to move west through the Central Pacific, well east-southeast of Hawaii. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbus, Columbus Metropolitan Airport (KCSG)

Lat: 32.52°NLon: 84.94°WElev: 397ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.3 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 7:51 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbus GA

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am.  Cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Columbus GA
 32.52°N 84.87°W (Elev. 302 ft)
7:31 am EDT Aug 20, 2018
8am EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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