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Severe weather possible from central Plains to Gulf Coast; Heavy rain for Gulf Coast

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday from the central Plains and mid-Missouri valley southward across Texas and eastward across the Gulf Coastal states. These thunderstorms will be capable of producing hail and locally damaging winds. In addition heavy rain could lead to flash flooding along the Gulf Coast where Flash Flood Watches are in effect.
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Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update on 17 Apr 10:53 pm EDT

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°N Lon: 80.99°W Elev: 210ft.

For More Weather Information:

Columbia, SC Local Forecast Office

Columbia SC

7 Day Forecast

  • Overnight

    Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely, mainly before 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 71. Southeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Low around 64. South wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W
Last Update: 10:08 pm EDT Apr 17, 2015
Forecast Valid: 12am EDT Apr 18, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 24, 2015
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