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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.

Partly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 21 Aug 2:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

6 Miles NW Lexington SC

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. West wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
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Point Forecast:
6 Miles NW Lexington SC
 34.07°N 81.31°W (Elev. 371 ft)
3:01 pm EDT Aug 21, 2017
4pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 28, 2017
 
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