First Alert Forecast: Unsettled weather for the Midlands the next several days

First Alert Forecast: Unsettled weather for the Midlands the next several days

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Your umbrella will certainly get a lot of usage the next several days, you won’t need it all the time but have it handy! An unsettled weather pattern has moved into the Midlands.

Kevin Arnone'slate evening forecast

First Alert Weather Headlines:

· Spotty showers for your day on Sunday with overcast skies and temps in the 50s.

· Lighter and steadier rain overnight tonight into Monday AM

· Clearing skies Monday afternoon with temps in the mid 60s

· Wednesday is an Alert Day. Periods of heavy rain for the morning into the afternoon

· Rain chances will continue for the area Wednesday through Saturday.

First Alert Weather Story:

The cold front that brought the Midlands rain Friday night into this morning will stall over the region today. That’s not good news for folks that have any outdoor events the next couple of days as the rain chances will be elevated. Now, it’s not going to rain the entire time but spotty showers will be around through Monday morning. The best chance for steady light rain is late Sunday evening into Monday morning. It would be wise to keep your rain gear nearby. Otherwise, we’ll see mostly cloudy skies. Highs will be in the mid 50s today.

Rain chances will increase to 60% on Tuesday. Rain moves in Tuesday evening and gets heavier overnight Tuesday into Wednesday. An isolated thunderstorm possible, especially Tuesday night into Wednesday AM. That’s why we’ve issued an Alert Day for Wednesday.

More rain is expected Thursday through Sunday with a 40%-50% chance. Each day features the opportunity for spotty showers.

Sunday: More clouds than sun with a 40% of a few spotty showers. Most of the rain occurs late in the day. Highs in the mid to upper 50s.

Tonight: Light rain at times. Rain chances around 40%. Lows in the 40s.

Monday: Showers early (40%) then drier for the afternoon with some sunshine. Highs in the upper 60s.

Tuesday: Rain moves in during the evening. Cold with highs only in the 40s. Rain chances around 60%

First Alert Wednesday: Heavy rain likely (70%). Highs only in the mid 50s.

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