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Today's Forecast

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  • 92°
  • 74°

First Alert Today for Possible Strong Storms

First Alert Today for a chance of some strong thunderstorms by late afternoon into the evening as a cold front makes its way to the state.  The front will bring a bit cooler temperatures and noticeable drop in humidity for the rest of work/school week.  The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has removed South Carolina from the "Marginal" risk category of severe weather today, however, I agree that much of the dynamics with the cold front will remain to our North, I believe we could see an isolated strong storm across the Midlands this evening.

High pressure will move in for a few days as the front moves off to the east…look for drop in temperatures and humidity Wednesday - Friday

August weather returns by the weekend…a bit more humidity and a return to daily chance of afternoon storms.

Weather Headlines

-     First Alert Today for a chance of strong storms ahead of a cold front

-     Cold front will bring clearing skies and cooler/less humid conditions by Wednesday through Friday

-     Humidity returns by the weekend.

Forecast:

First Alert Today:  Partly cloudy, 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms by late afternoon into the evening.  An isolated strong storm is possible with heavy rain and brief gusty winds. Highs lower 90s

Tonight:  Showers and thunderstorms ending by midnight. Rain chance 40%.  Lows lower 70s

Wednesday:  Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of isolated afternoon and evening showers.   Highs lower 90s

Thursday:   Sunny, less humid.  Highs upper 80s

WIS First Alert Meteorologist Tim Miller

5-Day Forecast: Columbia

Tuesday
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  • 92°
  • 74°

Alert Day: Partly Cloudy, Scattered Storms (40%)

Wednesday
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  • 92°
  • 72°

Partly Cloudy, Isolated Storms (20%)

Thursday
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  • 87°
  • 68°

Sun and Clouds, Not As Hot

Friday
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  • 87°
  • 67°

Partly Cloudy, Isolated Showers (20%)

Saturday
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  • 88°
  • 68°

Partly Cloudy, Chance of Showers (30%)

Currently in Columbia as of

  • 86°(Feels like 91°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: WSW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:49:53 am
  • Sunset: 08:03:39 pm
  • Humidity: 61
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

Regional Conditions

Columbia
86°
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