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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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2 Miles SSW Augusta GA

7 Day Forecast

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Columbia, SC Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 73 °F

Thursday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 100 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 73 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 100 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 75 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 98 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 75 °F

Sunday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 94 °F

Sunday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
  • Thursday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
  • Friday A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Light west wind.
  • Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. 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 before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.