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Active Weather From the Upper Midwest to the East Coast

A strong cold front will impact the entire east coast this weekend with much cooler temperatures and gusty winds. Heavy snow and strong winds in the Upper Midwest will transition into the Northeast this weekend, and severe weather in the Ohio Valley will move into the Mid-Atlantic as a marginal risk. Out west, a cold weather system will bring more rain, and some areas of low elevation snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia - Jim Hamilton L.B. Owens Airport (KCUB)

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Partly Cloudy

22°C

71°F

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed SW 24 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1007.7 mb (29.77 in)
Dewpoint 15°C (59°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 25 Feb 10:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

Lake Wind Advisory February 25, 12:00pm until February 25, 10:00pm
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Lake Wind Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers before noon.  Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 32 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 3 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 18. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Light east wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 17 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27. Breezy, with a west wind 23 to 32 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 3. Northwest wind 16 to 21 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 18. North wind 5 to 8 km/h becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Calm wind.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 22. Light east wind becoming southeast 6 to 11 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 18.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 72 m)
9:50 am EST Feb 25, 2017
11am EST Feb 25, 2017-6pm EST Mar 3, 2017
 
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