Sat, 25 May: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, with Hazards – L: 67°, H: 84°

Today’s Columbia Missouri forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Overnight, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Looking ahead, Saturday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Saturday Night, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Looking ahead, Sunday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:49 am and the sun will set at 8:23 pm.

There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a chance of thunderstorms through tonight, especially across central and northeast Missouri into west central Illinois. A few strong to severe storms are possible. The primary severe weather threats are large hail and damaging wind gusts. Major river flooding is ongoing along parts of the Missouri, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Major river flooding is expected to continue along the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers. The chance for thunderstorms will continue from Sunday through Wednesday across parts of the area. A few strong to severe storms are possible from Monday through Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Limited spotter activation is possible late this afternoon and this evening.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri. Missouri River at Jefferson City. Missouri River near Chamois. Missouri River at Gasconade. Missouri River at Hermann. Missouri River at Washington. Missouri River at St. Charles. Osage River near Mari-Osa Campground. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-260233- /o. Klsx. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /jffm7. T1907z. T0130z. T0000z. NO/ 934 PM Central Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Jefferson City * until further notice. At 8:45 PM Friday the stage was 31. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Major flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to continue falling to a stage of 30. feet by Sunday morning. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28 05/29. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Fri, 24 May: Partly sunny, with Hazards – H: 88°, L: 67°

Today’s weather forecast for Columbia Missouri, as of 5:15 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Today, partly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. And then, Tonight, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Saturday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Looking ahead, Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 5:49 am and the sun will set at 8:22 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight, especially across northeast and central Missouri into west central Illinois where a few strong to severe storms are possible. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary severe weather threat. Major river flooding is ongoing along parts of the Missouri, Mississippi, and Illinois Rivers. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Major river flooding is expected over the next week along the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers. The chance for thunderstorms will continue from Saturday through Wednesday across parts of the area. A few strong to severe storms are possible Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed late this afternoon and tonight across parts of central and northeast Missouri and west central Illinois.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri. Missouri River at Jefferson City. Missouri River near Chamois. Missouri River at Gasconade. Missouri River at Hermann. Missouri River at Washington. Missouri River at St. Charles. Osage River near Mari-Osa Campground. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-250242- /o. Klsx. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /jffm7. T1907z. T1800z. T0000z. NO/ 942 PM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Jefferson City * until further notice. At 8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 31. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Major flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to crest near 31. feet by Friday early afternoon. Impact: At 32. feet. Highway 179 at Marion, west of Jefferson City, floods. In downtown Jefferson City, Missouri Boulevard, Geneva Street, Broadway Street, and West Dunklin Street all begin flooding. Also, this represents the protection level of the levee protecting Hartsburg, MO and the Rievaux levee just west of Wainwright. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/24 05/25 05/26 05/27 05/28. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Thu, 23 May: Showers and thunderstorms likely, with Hazards – L: 64°, H: 78°

Today’s weather forecast for Columbia Missouri, reported at 5:15 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Overnight, showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Looking ahead, Thursday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Thursday Night, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. And then, Friday, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:50 am and the sun will set at 8:21 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. This afternoon and tonight. Thunderstorms are expected tonight over central, northeast and east- central Missouri as well as west-central and southwest Illinois. A few of these storms will likely become severe, capable of producing isolated tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. In addition to severe weather, there is a risk for heavy rainfall over central Missouri where a flash flood watch is in effect. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Major river flooding is expected over the next week along the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers. Crests at some locations will be close to or greater than what were seen earlier this year. The risk for flash flooding will continue into early Thursday morning. See the Flash Flood Watch for more information. The chance for thunderstorms will continue from Thursday night through Tuesday across parts of the area. A few strong to severe storms are possible Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will likely be needed tonight across much of central and eastern Missouri as well as west central Illinois.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri. Missouri River at Jefferson City. Missouri River near Chamois. Missouri River at Gasconade. Missouri River at Hermann. Missouri River at Washington. Missouri River at St. Charles. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-240217- /o. Klsx. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /jffm7. T1907z. T1800z. T0000z. NO/ 917 PM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Jefferson City * until further notice. At 8:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 29. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Major flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to crest near 32. feet by Friday early afternoon. Impact: At 32. feet. Highway 179 at Marion, west of Jefferson City, floods. In downtown Jefferson City, Missouri Boulevard, Geneva Street, Broadway Street, and West Dunklin Street all begin flooding. Also, this represents the protection level of the levee protecting Hartsburg, MO and the Rievaux levee just west of Wainwright. Impact: At 31. feet. The Katy Trail floods near Claysville. Impact: At 31. feet. Railroad tracks begin to flood. The Cedar City levee at the Highway 63 bridge, the Capitol View levee south of the airport, the Wainwright levee, and the Jacobs levee near Tebbetts all overtop near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. The Renz levee upstream of Jefferson City and north of the Missouri River and the Capitol View levee protecting the airport are overtopped near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. Power plant operations are affected. Airport property begins to flood. Impact: At 30. feet. The Tebbetts East Levee south and east of Tebbetts and the Cole Junction levee just northwest of Jefferson City are overtopped near this height. Also. the Prison Farm and Hartsburg Section 3 levees are overtopped near this height. Washington Park along Wears Creek begins flooding. Impact: At 29. feet. The Katy Trail floods between McBaine and Easley. Impact: At 29. feet. Osage City on the Osage River may begin flooding from backwater. This is particularly true when the St. Thomas gage is above 11 feet. Also, the prison farm levee 7 to 10 miles north of Jefferson City will overtop near this stage. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/23 05/24 05/25 05/26 05/27. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lat. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Wed, 22 May: Sunny, with Hazards – H: 84°, L: 64°

Today’s Columbia Missouri weather conditions, reported at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Today, sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Next, Tonight, a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%. And then, Thursday Night, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Sunrise today will be at 5:51 am and the sun will set at 8:21 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Thunderstorms are expected tonight for portions of central, northeast and east-central Missouri as well as west-central and southwest Illinois. A few of these storms may be severe capable of producing isolated tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Illinois River. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. Major river flooding is expected over the next week along the Mississippi, Missouri, and Illinois Rivers. Crests at some locations will be close to or greater than what were seen earlier this year. The chance for thunderstorms will continue from Thursday night through Monday across parts of the area. A few strong to severe storms are possible Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed tonight.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Missouri. Missouri River at Jefferson City. Missouri River near Chamois. Missouri River at Gasconade. Missouri River at Hermann. Missouri River at Washington. Missouri River at St. Charles. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-230333- /o. Klsx. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /jffm7. T1907z. T0000z. T0000z. NO/ 1034 PM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Jefferson City * until further notice. At 9:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 26. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Major flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to crest near 32. feet by Thursday evening. Impact: At 32. feet. Highway 179 at Marion, west of Jefferson City, floods. In downtown Jefferson City, Missouri Boulevard, Geneva Street, Broadway Street, and West Dunklin Street all begin flooding. Also, this represents the protection level of the levee protecting Hartsburg, MO and the Rievaux levee just west of Wainwright. Impact: At 31. feet. The Katy Trail floods near Claysville. Impact: At 31. feet. Railroad tracks begin to flood. The Cedar City levee at the Highway 63 bridge, the Capitol View levee south of the airport, the Wainwright levee, and the Jacobs levee near Tebbetts all overtop near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. The Renz levee upstream of Jefferson City and north of the Missouri River and the Capitol View levee protecting the airport are overtopped near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. Power plant operations are affected. Airport property begins to flood. Impact: At 30. feet. The Tebbetts East Levee south and east of Tebbetts and the Cole Junction levee just northwest of Jefferson City are overtopped near this height. Also. the Prison Farm and Hartsburg Section 3 levees are overtopped near this height. Washington Park along Wears Creek begins flooding. Impact: At 29. feet. The Katy Trail floods between McBaine and Easley. Impact: At 29. feet. Osage City on the Osage River may begin flooding from backwater. This is particularly true when the St. Thomas gage is above 11 feet. Also, the prison farm levee 7 to 10 miles north of Jefferson City will overtop near this stage. Impact: At 28. feet. Walnut Street just southwest of U. Highway 50/63 begins flooding. Impact: At 27. feet. Near this height, Highway 94 near Portland and Harold Cunningham and Fox Hollow Roads near Easley begin flooding. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/22 05/23 05/24 05/25 05/26. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lat. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Tue, 21 May: Showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 49°, H: 72°

Columbia’s weather forecast for today, reported at 5:17 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 49. Northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Looking ahead, Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 72. East wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Tuesday Night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 56. Winds could gust as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Next, Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:52 am and the sun will set at 8:20 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening. Damaging wind is the primary threat, but isolated tornadoes are also possible. A flash flood watch is in effect until midnight tonight. Locally heavy rain from last night combined with expected heavy rain from thunderstorms this afternoon and evening may produce dangerous flash flooding. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Illinois River. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Major river flooding will continue along portions of the Illinois River, and is forecast to reach near major at Saverton on the Mississippi River. The chance for thunderstorms will continue through Monday across parts of our area. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will likely be needed this afternoon and evening.

Flood Watch. Flash flood watch in effect through this evening. The National Weather Service in Saint Louis has issued a. Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Missouri. including the following counties. in Illinois. Adams IL. Bond IL. Brown IL. Calhoun IL. Clinton IL. Fayette IL. Greene IL. Jersey IL. Macoupin IL. Madison IL. Marion IL. Monroe IL. Montgomery IL. Pike IL. Randolph IL. Saint Clair IL and Washington IL. In Missouri. Audrain MO. Boone MO. Callaway MO. Cole MO. Crawford MO. Franklin MO. Gasconade MO. Iron MO. Jefferson MO. Knox MO. Lewis MO. Lincoln MO. Madison MO. Marion MO. Moniteau MO. Monroe MO. Montgomery MO. Osage MO. Pike MO. Ralls MO. Reynolds MO. Saint Charles MO. Saint Francois MO. Saint Louis City MO. Saint Louis MO. Sainte Genevieve MO. Shelby MO. Warren MO and Washington MO. Through this evening. Locally heavy rainfall from storms this morning combined with another round of heavy rain associated with a line of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening could produce flash flooding. Heavy rainfall will result in flooding of low lying or poor drainage areas. and ultimately dangerous flash flooding on smaller creeks and streams. Significant rises on larger streams and rivers will also be possible. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch is advanced notice that conditions are favorable that may lead to flash flooding. People in the Watch area, especially in flood prone areas, should use this time to make preparations just in case. Stay informed, and be ready for quick action if flooding is observed or if a Flash Flood Warning is issued.

Flood Warning. Forecast Flooding Changed from Moderate to Major Severity for the following rivers in Missouri. Missouri River. at Jefferson City. near Chamois. at Gasconade. at Hermann. at Washington. at St. Charles. Osage River near Mari-Osa Campground. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-220310- /o. Klsx. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /jffm7. T1907z. T0000z. T0000z. NO/ 1011 PM Central Daylight Time Mon May 20 2019. Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity. The Flood Warning continues for The Missouri River at Jefferson City * At 9:45 PM Monday the stage was 23. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Major flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to crest near 32. feet Thursday evening. Impact: At 32. feet. Highway 179 at Marion, west of Jefferson City, floods. In downtown Jefferson City, Missouri Boulevard, Geneva Street, Broadway Street, and West Dunklin Street all begin flooding. Also, this represents the protection level of the levee protecting Hartsburg, MO and the Rievaux levee just west of Wainwright. Impact: At 31. feet. The Katy Trail floods near Claysville. Impact: At 31. feet. Railroad tracks begin to flood. The Cedar City levee at the Highway 63 bridge, the Capitol View levee south of the airport, the Wainwright levee, and the Jacobs levee near Tebbetts all overtop near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. The Renz levee upstream of Jefferson City and north of the Missouri River and the Capitol View levee protecting the airport are overtopped near this height. Impact: At 30. feet. Power plant operations are affected. Airport property begins to flood. Impact: At 30. feet. The Tebbetts East Levee south and east of Tebbetts and the Cole Junction levee just northwest of Jefferson City are overtopped near this height. Also. the Prison Farm and Hartsburg Section 3 levees are overtopped near this height. Washington Park along Wears Creek begins flooding. Impact: At 29. feet. The Katy Trail floods between McBaine and Easley. Impact: At 29. feet. Osage City on the Osage River may begin flooding from backwater. This is particularly true when the St. Thomas gage is above 11 feet. Also, the prison farm levee 7 to 10 miles north of Jefferson City will overtop near this stage. Impact: At 28. feet. Walnut Street just southwest of U. Highway 50/63 begins flooding. Impact: At 27. feet. Near this height, Highway 94 near Portland and Harold Cunningham and Fox Hollow Roads near Easley begin flooding. Impact: At 26. feet. The Katy Trail floods near Wilton. Impact: At 26. feet. The Katy Trail floods near Easley. Impact: At 26. feet. State Route 179 near Sandy Hook is closed due to flooding. Also, State Highway K one mile east of McBaine in Boone County is closed. Impact: At 26. feet. Pumping from a ditch in Hartsburg, MO begins. At this height. numerous county roads near McBaine. Easley. and Ashland are flooded. These include Coats Lane. Grocery Branch. Burr Oak. Old Plank. Cedar Tree. Jemerson Creek. Christian School. Claysville. and Soft Pit Hill Roads. Impact: At 25. feet. The levee protecting McBaine is breached near this height. Impact: At 24. feet. The Katy Trail Floods near Rocheport. Impact: At 23. feet. Easley River Road is closed along the river near Easley. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/21 05/22 05/23 05/24 05/25. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lat. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Mon, 20 May: Increasing clouds, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 53°

Columbia’s weather outlook for today, reported at 6:32 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Looking ahead, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Next, Tuesday Night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Sunrise today will be at 5:52 am and the sun will set at 8:19 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Thunderstorms are likely tonight across parts of the area. mainly across central and northeast Missouri and west central Illinois. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Illinois River. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Major river flooding will continue along portions of the Illinois River and is forecast to resume at Saverton on the Mississippi River. Severe thunderstorms are possible late Tuesday afternoon and evening. Damaging winds are the primary threat. Isolated tornadoes are also possible. The chance for thunderstorms will continue through Sunday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the Missouri River. at Jefferson City. at Hermann. at Washington. near Chamois. at Gasconade. at St. Charles. River forecasts are based on observed precipitation and forecast precipitation for the next 24 hours. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Rainfall heavier than forecast could cause river levels to rise even higher than predicted. The National Weather Service will monitor this developing situation and issue follow up statements as conditions or forecasts change. Safety message: Never drive cars, trucks, or sport utility vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow for safe passage. Moc019-027-051-135-210159- /o. Klsx. T2300z-190524t0000z/ /jffm7. T2300z. T1800z. T0000z. NO/ 859 PM Central Daylight Time Sun May 19 2019. The Flood Warning continues for the Missouri River at Jefferson City * from Monday evening to Thursday evening. At 8:45 PM Sunday the stage was 20. feet. Flood stage is 23. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and to crest near 23. feet by Tuesday evening. The river is forecast to fall back below flood stage by Wednesday evening. Impact: At 23. feet. Easley River Road is closed along the river near Easley. Impact: At 23. feet. Near this height. Smith Hatchery is closed south of Coopers Landing and Providence Landing cannot be reached. Fld Latest 7 a. Forecast LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 05/20 05/21 05/22 05/23 05/24. Missouri River Jefferson City 23. Lat. Lon 3864 9198 3855 9192 3853 9222 3890 9260 3899 9255.

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Mon, 20 May: Increasing clouds, with Hazards – H: 68°, L: 53°

Today’s Columbia Missouri weather conditions, reported at 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, increasing clouds, with a high near 68. Next, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 53. East wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tuesday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 80. Breezy, with an east wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Next, Tuesday Night, showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Sunrise today will be at 5:52 am and the sun will set at 8:19 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 61°, H: 72°

Today’s forcast for Columbia Missouri, reported at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Then later, Sunday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Sunday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 46. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Then later, Monday, mostly sunny, with a high near 66. Sunrise today will be at 5:53 am and the sun will set at 8:18 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a chance of thunderstorms today. Some of the storms may be severe this afternoon, generally east of the Mississippi River in southwest and south central Illinois. The primary threat from these storms will be damaging wind and large hail. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Illinois River. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. Major river flooding will continue along portions of the Illinois River and is forecast to resume at Saverton on the Mississippi River. The chance for thunderstorms will return Monday night and then continue for portions of the area through Saturday. Severe storms are possible late Tuesday and Tuesday night. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon.

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Sat, 18 May: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 78°, L: 61°

Today’s forcast for Columbia Missouri, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Today, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 78. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Looking ahead, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms. Low around 61. South wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Sunday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 10 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Looking ahead, Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 47. West wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Sunrise today will be at 5:54 am and the sun will set at 8:17 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. Severe thunderstorms are possible across much of the area today and tonight. The greatest threat for severe weather will be in central and eastern Missouri this afternoon and this evening. Damaging wind will be the primary threat, but large hail and an isolated tornado are also possible. Locally heavy rain is also possible with these storms. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Illinois River. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Major river flooding will continue along portions of the Illinois River. Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible again on Sunday afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms will return Monday night and continue through Tuesday night. Severe storms and locally heavy rainfall are possible Tuesday and Tuesday night. There is a chance for thunderstorms Wednesday night and Thursday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon and tonight.

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Fri, 17 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 89°, L: 66°

Today’s Columbia Missouri weather forcast, as of 5:16 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Then, Tonight, partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Saturday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Looking ahead, Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms. Low around 59. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Sunrise today will be at 5:55 am and the sun will set at 8:16 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. Day one. Today and tonight. There is a slight chance of thunderstorms late tonight in parts of central and northeast Missouri. Major river flooding is ongoing along portions of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Major river flooding will continue along portions of the Mississippi River for the next few days, and the Illinois River through this week. Thunderstorms are likely beginning Saturday and continuing into Sunday. Severe storms are possible from Saturday afternoon through midday Sunday. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible. Another round of thunderstorms is likely Monday night into Tuesday, with some severe storms and locally heavy rainfall possible. The chance for thunderstorms continues Wednesday and Thursday. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

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