Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Columbia, Jim Hamilton L.B. Owens Downtown Airport (KCUB)

Lat: 34°NLon: -81.05°WElev: 210ft.

Mostly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.6 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 11 Feb 11:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 32 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 46 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 32 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 44 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northeast wind around 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 23 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 40 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 23. Northeast wind around 8 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft)
10:37 pm EST Feb 11, 2016
12am EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 17, 2016
 
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