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

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Columbia, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (KCAE)

Lat: 33.94°NLon: 81.12°WElev: 233ft.

Fog/Mist

55°F

13°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 3.00 mi
Wind Chill54°F (12°C)
Last update 3 Mar 4:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

7 Miles SSW Chapin SC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy dense fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind.

    Patchy Dense
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 52 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A slight chance of showers after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 56 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy dense fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Calm wind.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 11pm and 3am. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light northeast wind.
Tuesday
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers likely before 7am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 7am and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. 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
Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
7 Miles SSW Chapin SC
 34.07°N 81.37°W (Elev. 371 ft)
3:52 am EST Mar 3, 2024
5am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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