Columbia, MS
34
Clear
Feels like 34°.
Humidity: 94% Dew Point: 33°
Clouds: 0% Pressure: 30.38 in
Wind: NW 1 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 1:50am.
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Today
36 24
Light snow (< 1 in.) in the evening.
27%   66%
6:59   5:20
Wed
38 12
Clear throughout the day.
6%   13%
6:59   5:21
Thu
47 15
Clear throughout the day.
6%   0%
6:59   5:22
  • Winter Weather Advisory - Click for Details
    Updated: Mon Jan-15-18 09:09pm CST
    Effective: Tue Jan-16-18 09:00am CST
    Expires: Wed Jan-17-18 12:00am CST
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Clarke; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Jasper; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Lincoln; Marion; Newton; Simpson; Smith
    Instructions: A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A wind chill advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.
    Message Summary: ...winter weather expected over portions of the region tonight through tuesday...
    ...winter weather advisory remains in effect from 9 am tuesday to midnight cst tuesday night...
    ...wind chill advisory remains in effect from 6 pm tuesday to 10 am cst wednesday...
    * what...snow expected. Very low wind chills expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on tuesday. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are possible. Wind chills in the lower teens to single digits are possible.
    * where...portions of central mississippi, east central mississippi, south central mississippi, southeast mississippi and southwest mississippi.
    * when...for the winter weather advisory, 9 am tuesday to midnight tuesday night. For the wind chill advisory, 6 pm tuesday to 10 am wednesday.
    * additional details...look for reduced visibilities at times due to snow.
  • Wind Chill Advisory - Click for Details
    Updated: Mon Jan-15-18 09:09pm CST
    Effective: Tue Jan-16-18 06:00pm CST
    Expires: Wed Jan-17-18 10:00am CST
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Clarke; Covington; Forrest; Franklin; Jasper; Jefferson Davis; Jones; Lamar; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Lincoln; Marion; Newton; Simpson; Smith
    Instructions: A winter weather advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. A wind chill advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.
    Message Summary: ...winter weather expected over portions of the region tonight through tuesday...
    ...winter weather advisory remains in effect from 9 am tuesday to midnight cst tuesday night...
    ...wind chill advisory remains in effect from 6 pm tuesday to 10 am cst wednesday...
    * what...snow expected. Very low wind chills expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute on tuesday. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch are possible. Wind chills in the lower teens to single digits are possible.
    * where...portions of central mississippi, east central mississippi, south central mississippi, southeast mississippi and southwest mississippi.
    * when...for the winter weather advisory, 9 am tuesday to midnight tuesday night. For the wind chill advisory, 6 pm tuesday to 10 am wednesday.
    * additional details...look for reduced visibilities at times due to snow.
  • Hard Freeze Warning - Click for Details
    Updated: Mon Jan-15-18 09:00pm CST
    Effective: Tue Jan-16-18 12:00pm CST
    Expires: Thu Jan-18-18 12:00pm CST
    Severity: Moderate
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Likely
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: Clarke; Covington; Forrest; Jones; Lamar; Marion
    Instructions: A hard freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.
    Message Summary: ...very cold air to move into the arklamiss tuesday through thursday...
    .dangerously cold air will move into the region starting tuesday morning in the delta and continue to progress south and east through the day. Temperatures will fall during the day on tuesday. Overnight lows tuesday night and wednesday night will fall into the teens areawide. Daytime highs on wednesday will fail to rise above freezing across much of the area and those locations that do will not remain above freezing for a long period of time. This long duration of cold temperatures will once again put stress on life and property in the arklamiss.
    ...hard freeze warning remains in effect from noon tuesday to noon cst thursday...
    * temperature...temperatures will fall below freezing during the day on tuesday and should remain below freezing through thursday morning. Overnight lows will drop into the teens both tuesday night and wednesday night. Afternoon highs on wednesday are expected to remain near or below freezing.
    * impacts...prolonged exposure could lead to hypothermia and may harm pets and livestock. Exposed plumbing is in danger of being damaged.

Here's What's Happening

Manhunt Ends in Lawrence County

The manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson, ended when authorities found him dead around 8:45pm on Monday night in the Frog Ridge area of Southwest Lawrence County. According to Sheriff Lessie Butler, it appears he died of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Wilson... Read More.

Healing Service for Columbia Child

Gentry Terrell is the 5 year-old daughter of Brydon and Amy Terrell of Columbia, MS. Gentry has recently been diagnosed with a rare Stage IV Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas brain tumor. Surgery is not an option and gentry will begin radiation therapy at Oschner’s in... Read More.

Manhunt for Lawrence County Man

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Highway Patrol and other state and local law officers, are on a manhunt for Lawrence County resident, Tony Wilson. Wilson, 56, is believed to have shot and killed his neighbor, Henry Peavey, Tuesday afternoon. Wilson is also believed... Read More.

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... Read More.

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... Read More.

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... Read More.

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... Read More.