Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain Possible Central Plains; Hot in the Southwest

Strong thunderstorms with damaging wind and hail are possible across the central Plains through Wednesday. Meanwhile, 100 degree heat continues across the Southwest into the Inter-mountain West.
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Current conditions at

Blakely, Early County Airport (KBIJ)

Lat: 31.4°NLon: 84.9°WElev: 213ft.

Fog/Mist

75°F

24°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Last update 29 Jun 6:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles S Columbia AL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  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 then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 100. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Independence Day
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles S Columbia AL
 31.26°N 85.11°W (Elev. 85 ft)
6:15 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
7am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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