Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

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

Lat: 33.97°NLon: 80.99°WElev: 210ft.

Overcast

47°F

8°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.0 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Mar 7:53 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Columbia SC

Flood Advisory until March 6, 01:00am
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Flood Advisory
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    Flood Advisory until March 6, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Wed

    Flood Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before noon, then patchy drizzle between noon and 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy
    Drizzle

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light northeast wind.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of showers before noon, then patchy drizzle between noon and 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 3pm. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light northeast wind.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Columbia SC
 34°N 81.05°W (Elev. 236 ft)
5:30 am EST Mar 2, 2024
8am EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 8, 2024
 
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