Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (KCAE)

Lat: 33.94°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 233ft.

Mostly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index84°F (29°C)
Last update 14 Aug 10:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

West Columbia SC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 6 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: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Partly Sunny
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
West Columbia SC
 33.98°N 81.08°W (Elev. 272 ft)
4:02 am EDT Aug 14, 2020
11am EDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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