Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

33°C

91°F

Humidity 54%
Wind Speed S 13 km/h
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index37°C (99°F)
Last update 23 Jul 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 38. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 38 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. South 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: 37 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 25 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.

    Hot

    High: 37 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.

    Hot

    High: 37 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 38. Heat index values as high as 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. South 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.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than 1 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 38.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 72 m)
4:46 am EDT Jul 23, 2016
11am EDT Jul 23, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 29, 2016
 
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