Columbus weather: Sunny, with highs in the lower 70s

Today will be sunny, with a high near 73 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Expect partly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 52 degrees.

Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Thursday night, there's a 50 percent chance of showers. Skies will be cloudy, with a low around 65 degrees.

Friday will bring occasional rain and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly after 2 p.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. The high for the day will be near 71 degrees. The chance of precipitation is 80 percent.