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Isolated Severe Thunderstorms Will Continue

Isolated severe thunderstorms will continue from Minnesota to southwestern Kansas and vicinity. Within that swath, the most probable area for greater concentrations of severe weather is from eastern Nebraska across parts of Iowa. A marginal risk for severe thunderstorms also exists over eastern New England.
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Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.98 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jul 2:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Light southeast wind.  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: 96 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.  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

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind.  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: 96 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.  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

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Light southeast wind.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. 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 midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind. 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. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.02°W (Elev. 253 ft)
2:35 am EDT Jul 29, 2015
2am EDT Jul 29, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
 
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