Columbia Weather

Columbia, MS
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Today
Current Condition
Chance Rain then Slight Chance Rain
High 69
Rain Chance50%
Tonight
Current Condition
Patchy Fog then Slight Chance Rain and Areas Dense Fog
Low 62
Rain Chance20%
Tuesday
Current Condition
Slight Chance T-storms then Chance Showers
High 76
Rain Chance30%
  • Dense Fog Advisory
    Updated: Mon Dec-18-17 03:39am CST
    Effective: Mon Dec-18-17 03:39am CST
    Expires: Mon Dec-18-17 09:00am CST
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Attala; Bolivar; Carroll; Choctaw; Claiborne; Clarke; Clay; Copiah; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Grenada; Hinds; Holmes; Humphreys; Issaquena; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Kemper; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Leake; Leflore; Lincoln; Lowndes; Madison; Marion; Montgomery; Neshoba; Newton; Noxubee; Oktibbeha; Rankin; Scott; Sharkey; Simpson; Smith; Sunflower; Warren; Washington; Webster; Winston; Yazoo
    Instructions: A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your low-beam setting on headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.
    Message Summary: ...widespread areas of dense fog expected tonight across the arklamiss region...
    ...dense fog advisory remains in effect until 9 am cst this morning...
    * visibility...less than a quarter of a mile at times.
    * impacts...reduced visibility will make driving hazardous. Motorists are urged to increase their following distance and allow extra time to reach their destinations.

Here's What's Happening

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Area

…WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA…CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI… Light rain will gradually mix with then change over to light snow tonight and Friday morning. Snow accumulations of two inches with higher amounts are...

Winter Weather Advisory out for Thursday night into Friday Morning

Including the cities of Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs, Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss, Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and...

Murder in Kokomo Friday Night

On Friday, at approximately 10:30 PM, the Marion County Sheriffs Office received a call in reference to a fight with possible shooting and stabbing in the area of Conerly Lane in Kokomo. Deputies responded to the area and were unable to locate anything or...

Bailey ‘Elsie’ Alford Album Released

WJDR’s 2016 Country Showdown winner, Mrs. Bailey Alford from Columbia, has released her first EP album titled ‘Elsie’. Bailey also went on to win the state competition for the Country Showdown in 2016 and since then has been working on recording and finishing her...

Ramey’s Opens in Columbia

We were so thankful to be a part of the big grand opening celebrations at the new Ramey’s Marketplace in Columbia! The citizens of Columbia have been patiently anticipating this new grocery store opening ever since the former Winn Dixie location announced its closing....

Boil Water Notice

A boil water notice has been issued for all customers residing in the areas of Highway 35 South, and south of Water Tank Road, including those on Water Tank Road in Sandy Hook until further notice.

2017 WJDR Country Showdown

The 2017 WJDR Country Showdown is coming to Columbia on October 7th at the stage in Friendship Park at 2pm! Our winner last year, Bailey Alford from Columbia, went on to place first in the state competition which made her a spot on the...

Lake Mary Crawford Closed for Renovation

  MONTICELLO – Lake Mary Crawford, located near Monticello, is closed to the public.  The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) drained the lake in preparation for planned renovations.  “Draining Lake Mary Crawford will allow us to make needed repairs to the...