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

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.95 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jun 5:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.  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: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 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: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 3 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.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 5am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind 3 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.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.02°W (Elev. 253 ft)
6:43 am EDT Jun 29, 2016
6am EDT Jun 29, 2016-6pm EDT Jul 5, 2016
 
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