Heavy Rainfall Possible Across the Central U.S.; Poor Air Quality Across the Northwest and North Central States

Thunderstorms will produce locally heavy rainfall and possibly some flash flooding across central portions of the country through tonight, with a few strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible. Otherwise, smoke from the wildfires burning across western North America will continue to create poor air quality across northern portions of the country. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia - Jim Hamilton L.B. Owens Airport (KCUB)

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed W 13 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 19 Aug 10:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  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: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.  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

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft)
4:45 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
11am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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