Dangerous Heat Building in the South; Severe Storms From Plains To MS Valley

Intensifying high pressure is producing dangerous heat and humidity in the south-central U.S. with heat indexes possibly exceeding 110. Triple digit heat will also continue for some western areas. Elsewhere, a front moving through the central U.S. may produce severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in parts of the Plains and MS Valley through Friday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (KCAE)

Lat: 33.94°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 233ft.

Overcast

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed E 12 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Jul 3:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Lexington SC

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  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: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. 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

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Lexington SC
 33.97°N 81.24°W (Elev. 322 ft)
2:18 am EDT Jul 20, 2018
4am EDT Jul 20, 2018-6pm EDT Jul 26, 2018
 
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