Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 29%
Wind Speed S 15 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 9 May 12:53 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

Lake Wind Advisory until May 9, 07:00pm
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Lake Wind Advisory
  •  
    Lake Wind Advisory until May 9, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sun

    Lake Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 11 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 3 to 8 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 then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 51 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 11 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft)
6:36 am EDT May 9, 2021
1pm EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 15, 2021
 
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