Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Parts of the Eastern and Central U.S. Today. Some Storms May Bring Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the eastern United States, from new England to the Mid-Atlantic, today. Severe thunderstorms are also possible over portions of the Central Plains, mainly Kansas and eastern Colorado. Heavy rain associated with some of the storms in the Plains may cause flash flooding.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Overcast

80°F

27°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 1 Jul 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 8 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. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 100. Southwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 79.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.02°W (Elev. 253 ft)
6:43 am EDT Jul 1, 2016
11am EDT Jul 1, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 7, 2016
 
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