Columbia, MS
34
Clear
Feels like 31°.
Humidity: 89% Dew Point: 31°
Clouds: 18% Pressure: 30.43 in
Wind: NNW 4 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 5:12am.
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Today
38 24
Snow (< 1 in.) starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
30%   66%
6:59   5:20
Wed
38 12
Clear throughout the day.
6%   10%
6:59   5:21
Thu
47 15
Clear throughout the day.
5%   0%
6:59   5:22
  • Winter Weather Advisory - Click for Details
    Updated: Tue Jan-16-18 04:20am 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 this morning through tuesday afternoon and evening...
    ...winter weather advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to midnight cst tonight...
    ...wind chill advisory remains in effect from 6 pm this evening to 10 am cst wednesday...
    * what...snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of up to a half inch is expected. Expect wind chills to fall into the single digits to near 0, especially on tuesday night and wednesday morning.
    * where...portions of central mississippi, east central mississippi, south central mississippi, southeast mississippi and southwest mississippi.
    * when...for the winter weather advisory, 9 am today to midnight. For the wind chill advisory, 6 pm this evening to 10 am wednesday.
    * additional details...look for reduced visibilities at times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
  • Wind Chill Advisory - Click for Details
    Updated: Tue Jan-16-18 04:20am 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 this morning through tuesday afternoon and evening...
    ...winter weather advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to midnight cst tonight...
    ...wind chill advisory remains in effect from 6 pm this evening to 10 am cst wednesday...
    * what...snow expected. Very cold wind chills expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of up to a half inch is expected. Expect wind chills to fall into the single digits to near 0, especially on tuesday night and wednesday morning.
    * where...portions of central mississippi, east central mississippi, south central mississippi, southeast mississippi and southwest mississippi.
    * when...for the winter weather advisory, 9 am today to midnight. For the wind chill advisory, 6 pm this evening to 10 am wednesday.
    * additional details...look for reduced visibilities at times. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.
  • Hard Freeze Warning - Click for Details
    Updated: Tue Jan-16-18 04:01am 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 be dangerous to people and pets without adequate shelter and could damage exposed pipes.
    Message Summary: ...very cold air to move into the arklamiss today...
    .dangerously cold air will move into the region this morning in the delta and continue to progress south and east through the day, causing temperatures to fall during the day in most locations. 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 today to noon cst thursday...
    * temperature...temperatures will fall below freezing today 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

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.... Read More.

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... Read More.

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... Read More.

Dove Season Starts September 2

JACKSON – Mississippi’s dove hunting season will open on September 2 statewide. For private lands on opening day, legal shooting hours will begin 30 minutes before sunrise. Dove fields on Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Wildlife Management Areas may have different... Read More.