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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (KCAE)

Lat: 33.94°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 233ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.1 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 21 Aug 7:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington SCSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington SCSimilar City Names
 33.99°N 81.24°W (Elev. 358 ft)
6:53 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
8pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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