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.
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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.
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%