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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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: 2:32 pm EST Feb 13, 2016
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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 22 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. East wind around 8 mph.

    Partly Sunny



    High: 41 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 7 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy



    Low: 30 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Rain/Freezing
    Rain then
    Chance Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers.  Low around 44. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers



    Low: 44 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Sunny



    High: 59 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 36 °F

  • Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 41. East wind around 8 mph.

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. East wind around 7 mph.

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of freezing rain before 9am, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Monday Night: Showers. Low around 44. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Tuesday: Showers likely, mainly before 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 59.

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 57.

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.



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

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