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FIRST ALERT FORECAST - Quiet this Evening but an Alert Day for Monday! 

Clouds will increase this evening with temperatures slowly dropping down into the low to mid 50s. Showers arrive by dawn on Monday.

Monday is an "Alert Day" for strong to severe storms possible in the late evening into early Tuesday morning. Clouds will be on the increase overnight Sunday into Monday with a round of rain and scattered thunderstorms rolling in for the morning into the early afternoon (60%) We're not expecting severe weather in the morning, but a rumble of thunder is certainly possible. Time frame is 6AM-Noon. That's the appetizer before the main meal. 

The actual front will move through late Monday evening into Tuesday morning bringing with it another round of heavier rain and stronger storms (80%) but this time, more widespread. Some of these storms will contain gusty winds, heavy downpours and frequent lightning. Severe thunderstorms are possible. Time frame for the strongest storms is 10PM-4AM.

Please download the WIS APP to receive any warnings for your area! Showers and storms will linger into very early Tuesday morning before drying out by the AM commute. A few showers are possible late Tuesday night as the whole system departs (30%)

Temps will be in the mid 60s for Monday and low 70s for Tuesday before another shot of cold air moves in Wednesday into Friday!


Tonight: Clouds increasing with showers by dawn. Lows in the 50s

Monday"Alert Day" Showers and thunderstorms for the morning, 6AM-Noon (60%) with a break for the middle of the afternoon before another round of rain and stronger thunderstorms move in for the very late evening into the overnight hours, some storms may be severe. 10PM-4AM (80%)

Monday Night"Alert Day" Strong to severe storms possible with heavy rain, gusty winds and frequent lightning. Lows in the 50s

First Alert Meteorologist Kevin Arnone

5-Day Forecast: Columbia

Sunday's Forecast Image
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  • 53°

Mostly Cloudy, Still warm

Monday's Forecast Image
  • 65°
  • 56°

Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers (80%), Isolated Storm

Tuesday's Forecast Image
  • 73°
  • 43°

Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers Late (70%), Isolated Storm

Wednesday's Forecast Image
  • 58°
  • 38°

Sun and Clouds, Cooler

Thursday's Forecast Image
  • 59°
  • 34°

More Sunshine, cooler

Currently in Columbia as of

  • 63°(Feels like 63°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: E @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.9 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:30:40 am
  • Sunset: 07:34:26 pm
  • Humidity: 54
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

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