Severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain possible for portions of the plains

A stationary front will keep scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast today and Thursday for much of the plains. Some thunderstorms may be severe today across portions of the central/northern High Plains. Atrong storms are also possible in northern New England today. Hot temperatures will continue across portions of the Desert Southwest and Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

32°C

90°F

Humidity 47%
Wind Speed S 17 km/h
Barometer 1014.0 mb (29.95 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index34°C (93°F)
Last update 29 Jun 1:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of thunderstorms after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 8 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 35 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. South wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 5 to 8 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Southwest wind 5 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 35. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 72 m)
11:40 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
2pm EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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