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Heat Wave in Central U.S.

Dangerous heat will continue in the Nation's mid-section on Tuesday. Combined with high humidity, this will lead to Heat Index temperatures ranging from 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit across parts of the Plains and mid-South. Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. If you must be outside, slow down and drink plenty of water.
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7-Day Forecast for Latitude 34°N and Longitude 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Columbia SC
Issued by: National Weather Service Columbia, SC
Last Update: 3:52 am EDT Jul 28, 2015
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  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light south wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Wednesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light south wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.



    Columbia SC
     34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft)

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