Powerful Pacific Storm to Bring Widespread Hazardous Weather to West Coast; Two Storm Systems to Impact Central and Eastern U.S.

A powerful Pacific storm will hammer the West Coast into Friday with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy mountain snow. Heavy rain will bring a threat of flash flooding along recent burn scars while blizzard conditions are expected in the Sierras. Meanwhile, two winter storms will bring areas of heavy snow and freezing rain followed by bitter cold into this weekend from the Plains to the Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

John Glenn Columbus International Airport (KCMH)

Lat: 39.99°NLon: 82.88°WElev: 807ft.

Overcast

33°F

1°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill27°F (-3°C)
Last update 16 Jan 12:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Columbus OH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind around 7 mph.

    Cloudy

    High: 32 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind.

    Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow, mainly after 9am.  High near 34. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow

    High: 34 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Snow likely, mainly before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    then Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 34 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then snow and freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 2pm.  High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow, freezing rain, and sleet, becoming all snow after 10pm.  Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix
    then Snow
    Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of snow before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 19 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Cloudy, with a high near 32. West wind around 7 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 25. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 34. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
Snow likely, mainly before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 33. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Saturday
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet before 1pm, then snow and freezing rain between 1pm and 2pm, then snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 2pm. High near 32. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Saturday Night
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet, becoming all snow after 10pm. Low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
A chance of snow before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -2.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 12.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Columbus OH
 39.96°N 83°W (Elev. 771 ft)
12:28 pm EST Jan 16, 2019
1pm EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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