Today’s forcast for Columbus Ohio, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Today, a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a south wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Then later, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Low around 59. Breezy, with a southwest wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday, partly sunny, with a high near 69. Next, Monday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Sunrise today will be at 6:13 am and the sun will set at 8:43 pm.
There are 3 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.
Urgent – weather message. Wind advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time this evening. The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM Eastern Daylight Time this evening. Winds. Southwest 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Timing. The strongest winds will be during the late morning and into the early evening timeframe. Impacts. Scattered tree and power line damage is possible along with some minor property damage in the highest gusts. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Secure loose outdoor objects. Drivers of high-profile vehicles or trailers should exercise caution. The wind and wind gusts will make difficult driving conditions.
Flood Statement. The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers. Big Darby Creek at Darbyville. Ohc049-097-129-191618- /o. Kiln. T0000z-190520t0218z/ /dbvo1. T1615z. T0800z. T2018z. NO/ 419 AM Eastern Daylight Time Sun May 19 2019. Flooding now expected to continue until this evening. The Flood Warning continues for The Big Darby Creek at Darbyville * until this evening. At 4 AM the stage was 12. feet. Flood stage is 10 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. The river is near crest. It will start to fall this morning and then fall to below flood stage by late this afternoon. At stages near 12. feet, Lowland flooding occurs along Big Darby Creek in Pickaway, Franklin and Madison Counties. Portions of Darby Creek Road north of Darbyville become flooded. Lon 4011 8332 4011 8322 3973 8308 3964 8296 3958 8296 3969 8318.
Hazardous Weather Outlook. Wind advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time this evening. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for East Central Indiana, Southeast Indiana, Northern Kentucky, Central Ohio, South Central Ohio, Southwest Ohio and West Central Ohio. Day one. Today and Tonight. Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather. gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. Wind Advisory. Thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon and into the evening hours. Damaging winds will be the primary threat, however isolated large hail and a tornado cannot be ruled out. Brief heavy rainfall will also be possible. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation will likely be needed this afternoon.
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