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Hot weather continues for the Pacific Northwest and Great Basin; monsoonal moisture establishing over the Southwest

Across the western U.S., excessive heat will continue with widespread 100-plus degree temperatures for the lower elevations of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, and California through midweek. Across the Desert Southwest, normal hot temperatures will be present through the week. Increasing moisture from the monsoon will make it feel more humid as well as aid in thunderstorm development.
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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

76°F

24°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 29 Jun 10:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Overnight

    Mostly Clear

    Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Tuesday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 5 to 10 mph. 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 slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. 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. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Independence Day
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.02°W (Elev. 253 ft)
8:03 pm EDT Jun 29, 2015
12am EDT Jun 30, 2015-6pm EDT Jul 6, 2015
 
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