Columbia, MO

84.7°F / 29.3°C
Clear
Heat Index: 94°F / 34°C
Humidity: 75%
Dew Point: 76°F / 24°C
Wind: SE at 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Wind Gust: 0.0 mph / 0.0 km/h
Pressure: 29.88 in / 1012 hPa (Steady)
Visibility: 10.0 miles / 16.1 kilometers
Clouds: Clear (CLR) : -
Yesterday's Maximum: 92°F / 33°C
Yesterday's Minimum: 70°F / 21°C
UV: 0.0 out of 16
Sunrise:6:28 AM CDT
Sunset:7:55 PM CDT
Moon Rise:2:59 AM CDT
Moon Set:5:24 PM CDT
Moon Phase Waning Crescent
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METAR KCOU 220054Z 16004KT 10SM CLR 31/23 A2990 RMK AO2 SLP116 T03060228
As of: 8:50 PM CDT on August 21, 2014
Observed at: Westwind Park Old Southwest, Columbia, MO

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Forecast

Today
clear
95° | 73°F
35° | 23°C
Saturday
partlycloudy
97° | 72°F
36° | 22°C
Sunday
clear
95° | 72°F
35° | 22°C
Tomorrow is forecast to be
nearly the same temperature as today.
Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...
Thursday
Clear. High of 95F with a heat index of 102F. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 75F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 95F with a heat index of 100F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Clear. Low of 73F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Clear. High of 97F with a heat index of 102F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Clear. High of 95F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Low of 72F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. High of 99F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 95F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 72F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 84F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Wednesday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 64F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. possible.
Thursday
Clear. High of 77F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 61F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Friday
Clear. Fog early. High of 68F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 57F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Saturday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 86F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday Night
Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Clear. High of 88F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Clear. High of 88F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 72F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
As of: 4:00 PM CDT on August 21, 2014 from station KMOCOLUM4
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Scientific Forecaster Discussion

Warnings & Notices

Heat Advisory

Expires 7:00 PM CDT on August 24, 2014
Statement as of 3:49 PM CDT on August 21, 2014

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* timing... dangerous levels of heat and humidity will continue
through the weekend.

* Heat index values... up to 106.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will likely lead to an increased risk of heat-
related stress and illness. The very Young... the elderly...
those without air conditioning... and those participating in
strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
Also... car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
of minutes. Beat the heat... check the backseat! Never leave
children or pets unattended in a vehicle... not even for a
minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning
or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency. Call 9-1-1 immediately.




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