Heavy Rain and Flash Flooding Possible in Portions of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Appalachians. A Few Severe Thunderstorms Possible in the West and Northwest

Rain and thunderstorms are expected over much of the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, and central Appalachians. Locally heavy rain is possible, with flash flooding possible over some areas. A few severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the western and northwestern U.S. today and Friday.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 G 21 mph
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.7 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 5 May 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of rain, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 11 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of rain, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A slight chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.02°W (Elev. 253 ft)
6:29 am EDT May 5, 2016
11am EDT May 5, 2016-6pm EDT May 11, 2016
 
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