Columbus weather: rainy today with sun expected Tuesday

Showers are likely for the Columbus area this afternoon with a possible thunderstorm before 2 p.m., according to information from the National Weather Service.

A high near 78 degrees is expected today and the chance of precipitation is about 70 percent.

This evening there is a 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. A low of around 56 degrees is expected.

Tuesday is expected to be sunny with a high near 81 degrees.