FIRST ALERT: Threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms continue - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

FIRST ALERT: Threat of heavy rain and thunderstorms continue

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

FIRST ALERT WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • First Alert for heavy rain today through Friday
  • Periods of showers/rain/thunderstorms and VERY Muggy
  • Severe weather threat is LOW
  • Heavy rain will lead to local flooding in some areas

Our wet, very humid weather pattern continues into day two as Low pressure in the eastern Gulf continues to push a tremendous amount of tropical moisture into the state. 

A strong mid-May sun will peek through the clouds and will help spark off widespread showers and thunderstorms. Rain will be heavy at times and a gusty thunderstorm is also possible.

Along with the periods of rain, it will be extremely humid and muggy into the weekend.


BE SURE TO DOWNLOAD THE FREE WIS WEATHER APP FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON THIS WEEK'S WEATHER

SEARCH "WIS WEATHER" IN YOUR APP STORE OR USE THIS LINK: http://bit.ly/2iZtJrC


Rainfall will be impressive. 1-2” of rain per day is possible with rain totals reaching 4-5” or higher in some spots by the end of the weekend. Local flooding is possible each day. We'll continue to watch for possible flooding watches and warnings.

Forecast:

Today: Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and thunderstorms.  High in the lower 80s.  Rain chance 70%

Tonight: Cloudy with periods of showers and thunderstorms.  Lows upper 60s.  Rain chance 50%

Thursday: Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and thunderstorms.  Highs lower  80s.  Rain chance 70%

Friday: Mostly cloudy with periods of showers and thunderstorms.  High middle 80s.  Rain chance 60%

 

Copyright 2018 WIS. All rights reserved. 

  • South Carolina news on WIStv.comNEWSMore>>

  • Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:42:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:50:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.

    More >>

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.

    More >>
  • 2 shot, student in custody in IN middle school shooting

    2 shot, student in custody in IN middle school shooting

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:40:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:51:06 GMT

    At least three people have been taken to hospitals, and two of those were reportedly shot.

    More >>

    At least three people have been taken to hospitals, and two of those were reportedly shot.

    More >>
  • Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:51 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:50:22 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

    More >>

    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly