advertisement

Temperatures in Columbia on track to break records

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | 10:52 a.m. CDT
A magnolia tree blooms Wednesday at the Corner Playhouse at Hitt Street and University Avenue. Columbia has been above the record highest low temperature all day and is forecast to meet the record high.

COLUMBIA — The National Weather Service predicted record-setting high temperatures for Columbia on Wednesday, with a forecasted high of 84 degrees.

If that happens, it would break the highest-recorded temperature for March 14, which is 82 degrees, observed in 1971.

The record for highest low for March 14 was set in 1990 at 54 degrees, which has already been surpassed by the predicted low of 61 degrees on Wednesday. However, the record cannot be considered broken until after midnight, according to the weather service. The temperature in Columbia stayed above the record low throughout Wednesday morning.

Temperatures are expected to remain right around 80 degrees through the weekend, with a roughly 30 percent chance of thunderstorms Thursday through Saturday. 

There is also a local pollen advisory from The Weather Channel, indicating high levels of juniper, elm and maple pollen for the next three days.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements