FIRST ALERT: Hottest weather of the year so far moves into the Midlands this weekend!

FIRST ALERT: Hottest weather of the year so far moves into the Midlands this weekend!

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The next few days across the Midlands will feature temps in the upper 90s to low 100s with humidity! You could add 3-5 degrees with the humidity.

First Alert Weather Headlines:

Kevin Arnone's May 26 FIRST ALERT Sunday evening weather forecast

· Alert Days are posted from today through Wednesday because of the intense heat this early in the season

· We’re expecting high temperatures around 100 degrees through your Memorial Day Weekend into mid week next week. Heat index values will be between 100 and 103

· We’ll be around 100 through Wednesday but mid 90s Thursday through next weekend.

· A slightly better chance of rain arrives by next weekend.

First Alert Weather Story:

High pressure will continue to dominate our weather over the next several days with little to no rain until late next week.

Alert Days are posted from today through Wednesday because of the intense heat. We’re expecting high temperatures around 100 degrees and because of the humidity it will likely feel much hotter (with heat index values up to 103 degrees).

Many folks will be out and about the next few days for the Holiday Weekend. Make sure you take some breaks, drink plenty of water and spend some time in the shade if you can. This is serious heat any time of the year but especially for this early in the season.

Upper 90s to around 100 continues through Wednesday but by Thursday into next weekend we’ll have a better opportunity for some showers. Also, temps will be in the mid 90s Thursday-Monday so it will not be “As Hot”.

Alert Day Today: Mostly sunny and hot and humid with highs around 100.

Tonight: Clear skies but staying mild with lows in the 70s.

Alert Day Monday (Memorial Day): Mostly sunny and hot and humid with highs around 101.

Alert Day Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot and humid with highs around 101.

Alert Day Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot and humid with highs around 100.

Thursday: Sunshine and clouds with highs in the upper 90s.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Isolated shower (20%). Highs in the mid to upper 90s.

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