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Simmering Heat

It may not be the hottest so far this year, but temperatures will likely remain above average in this forecast.  A stray afternoon thunderstorm cannot be completely ruled out, but the coverage area would likely be pretty small.   So,…

National HIV Testing Day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.1 million people have HIV, and one in seven of them don’t know they are infected. Knowing one’s HIV status provides…

Afternoon Thunderstorms Possible Wednesday

Outside of a weak shortwave of energy that could trigger a few thunderstorms in the afternoon, things will stay pretty quiet today. Plus, high pressure at the surface will help keep things…

Police Radio Scanner Encrypted Soon

Local police radio traffic will soon be off limits to the public including members of the media thanks to a system upgrade for the Columbus Police Department. The Computer Aided Dispatch system or "CAD"…

Wednesday T-Storm On The Prowl

A cluster of thunderstorms that developed near the Ozarks and Mississippi River will slide eastward with time.    While this cluster will weaken and diminish in coverage area overnight with the absence of daytime heating, it will reorganize Wednesday afternoon…

Rather Quiet Weather

We should on the western side of a surface front later today with weak zonal flow taking over and putting an end to an unsettled weather pattern, so things should be…

Relatively Quiet Thunderstorm Week

This week will generally feature a turnaround from last week's heavy thunderstorms.   A small dip in the humidity and a lack of a forcing mechanism to generate widespread storms will lead to a…

Hot, Humid & Storms for Monday

The ridge of high pressure slides off to the east today with a more zonal flow settling in behind it by this afternoon. A shortwave will ride the flow and trigger…

Rough At Times Saturday

It’s been an up and down week in the thunderstorm department. That cycle will continue this weekend. Heavy storms will move in from the north on a couple occasions Saturday.  The first will likely be during the morning; even…

Rough At Times Later Saturday

It's been an up and down week in the thunderstorm department.  That cycle will continue this weekend.   Heavy storms will likely weaken and miss to the north and east early Saturday.  However, the…

First Weekend of Summer= HOT!

  Here comes the heat! On this first day of summer, daytime highs will be on the rise to go along with the very uncomfortable humidity. Temperatures will push into the…

Quieter Friday Thunderstorm Department

It's been an up and down week of heavy thunderstorms, but count the remainder of Thursday night and Friday in the down category.   That's not to say that a stray afternoon or evening…

Soldier of The Week

Better weapons can help win wars and that's where the soldier of the week comes in. Sergeant Benjamin Gossett currently serves as a gunsmith for the united states army marksmanship unit at Fort Benning. This soldier who was once in…

Severe Storms Possible This Afternoon & Evening

A shortwave of energy moves into Alabama this morning, so we could see strong to severe thunderstorms off to our west that could make it to our area before mid-morning. Strong and…

Missing Types Campaign

Did you know that just 3 out of 100 people in the U.S. give blood? The fact is that there simply aren’t enough people giving blood, and the American Red Cross is…

Thunderstorm Uptick Thursday

Clusters of thunderstorms developing in advance of a cold front across the Midwest and Plains will likely survive on their way southeast overnight.   The result will be a thunderstorm for some toward daybreak…

Isolated Showers & Thunderstorms Wednesday

The stronger shortwave has exited the area, but a few weaker pulses of energy will trail in behind it today, so we could still see a few storms this afternoon, but…

Let's Dance Y'all Columbus Hosts Patriotic Dance

Let’s Dance Y’all of Columbus  will be hosting their annual Patriotic Dance on Monday, July 1, 2019. While dance lessons are offered every Monday, for more than 20 years once a…

Ladies Who PrEP Summit Aims to Empower Women

The Ladies Who PrEP Summit is a half day meeting that serves to increase PrEP awareness and uptake among women through community mobilization. The goals of the summit are to: · increase PrEP…

Boat Slams Into Lake Oliver Marina

A boat accident sent seven people to the local hospital Tuesday Afternoon. Mutliple Law Enforcement Agencies responded to the scene at the Lake Oliver Marina just after 3:00 pm and just as heavy rain…

Less Active Wednesday

In the wake of Tuesday's heavy rain, things will tend to be less active overall.   That said, there will be an occasional thunderstorm with a hard downpour and gusty winds, but it will…

Don't Forget the 'Brella Today

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are on tap for today with some storms potentially becoming strong with gusty winds the biggest concern. Zonal flow is expected to continue to jet across the region through the…

Ups And Downs Of Thunderstorms

Muggy weather is the mainstay of this forecast.  And, while it will be hot more days than not, there will be respites.   Those respites will come in the from of cooling thunderstorms, so…

First Annual Community Cookout Happening in Columbus

Come one, come all. The first annual " We All We Got Cookout" happens Saturday, June 22nd. Columbus State University Alumnus Gavin Henry has partnered with the Dreamers Organization to bring the surrounding…

Daily Showers & Thunderstorms Possible This Week

We're looking at a summerlike pattern this week as southwesterly to zonal flow aims to stay with us. With plenty of moisture pumping in from the Gulf teaming with daytime heating, daily scattered showers…

National Infantry Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary!

The National Infantry Museum Celebrated it’s 10th Anniversary. Here’s a list of their events: Tuesday, June 18 FREE Downrange Combat Simulator Tournament Wednesday, June 19 FREE cake in honor of the…

DINING FOR CHARITIES: The Chicken Lady's Coop

Melinda Newton, the owner of The Chicken Lady’s Coop, stopped by our studio Friday morning. The Chicken Lady's Coop is now part of our Dining for Charities Deal! The Chicken Lady’s Coop just…

Mortgage Free House Donated to U.S. Navy Veteran

A very deserving Navy veteran received a mortgage free house Thursday in Columbus! The house was donated by the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals in partnership with Bank of America. U.S. Navy…

Sunny and Dry Friday, Summertime Pattern Next Week

Happy Friday! High pressure continues to build over the area today as daytime temperatures remain several degrees below the norm although we may get a bit warmer than yesterday. We'll be rain-free with comfortable…

Stolen Gun Used In 9 Year Old's Shooting

A nine year old Columbus boy is in critical condition after being shot with a stolen gun according to a Police Investigator. What exactly happened inside the home in East Columbus where the child…

DINING FOR CHARITIES: Cook's Place

Cook's Place in Columbus is part of our Dining for Charities Deal! The deal is $20 value for $15…..you will get (4) $5 certificates. 15% of the proceeds goes to Paws Humane Society,…

Thursday's Weather Rocks!

The sunshine returns today with daytime highs still running below the norm and we'll also add in lower humidity. High pressure will begin taking over, so expect dry conditions through the end of the…

You Look Marvelous, Thursday

It's not a cold front per se, but a shift in the wind direction will allow for a dose of lower humidity over the next 24 hours.   The return of sunshine Thursday will…

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