Columbia Weather

Columbia, MS
Humidity: 100%
Wind: E 5mph
Barometer: 29.93in
Dewpoint: 68°F
Visibility: 4.00 Miles
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Current Condition
Showers and Patchy Fog
Low 65
Rain Chance80%
Current Condition
Showers Likely and Patchy Fog then T-storms Likely
High 82
Rain Chance70%
Tuesday Night
Current Condition
T-storms Likely
Low 62
Rain Chance60%
  • Flash Flood Watch
    Updated: Mon May-22-17 09:32pm CDT
    Effective: Mon May-22-17 09:32pm CDT
    Expires: Tue May-23-17 07:00am CDT
    Severity: Severe
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Possible
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Adams; Clarke; Copiah; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Jasper; Jefferson; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Lincoln; Marion; Simpson; Smith
    Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
    Message Summary: ...flash flood watch through late tonight...
    ...flash flood watch remains in effect until 7 am cdt tuesday...
    The flash flood watch continues for
    * portions of northeast louisiana and mississippi, including the following areas in northeast louisiana, catahoula and concordia. In mississippi, adams, clarke, copiah, covington, forrest, franklin ms, jasper, jefferson, jefferson davis, jones, lamar, lauderdale, lawrence, lincoln, marion, simpson and smith.
    * until 7 am cdt tuesday
    * rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts, in a short period of time may lead to flash flooding.
    * the flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded road, remember to turn around, don`t drown.

Here's What's Happening

Relay for Life in the Tri-County

Head on out to support a great cause for the American Cancer Society with Relay for Life events in the tri-county this Friday, May 5th. The Marion County Relay will be held at Woodlawn Church in Columbia beginning at 4:00pm. The Jefferson Davis County Relay will be held at the …Read More

New Credit Union Branch in Monticello

Ferguson Federal Credit Union has opened a new branch on Broad Street in Monticello. Across from Lawrence County Hospital, the new branch is a full service institution offering rewards checking, credit opportunities, insurance and much more to the community! A wonderful crowd turned out for the grand opening and ribbon …Read More

Primary Returns in Columbia

              Totals are as of Tuesday evening at 10pm:   Mayor (R): Justin McKenzie  463 Reed Houston   288 Harry Griffith 36   Mayor (D): Calvin “Scope” Newsome  279 Glen McKenzie  108   Alderman Ward 1: Wendell Hammond   Alderman Ward 2: Jason Stringer  192                         …Read More