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First Alert Forecast: Hazy, hot but dry for the weekend - Rain next week

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Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 6:43 PM EDT|Updated: 23 hours ago
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Dry for the weekend but still hazy at times due to the smoke from the wildfires out west. Better chance for rain next week.

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First Alert Weather Headlines:

· A little fog for the morning but this will clear out as the morning goes on

· Dry for the weekend with sunshine and a few passing clouds

· An area of low pressure moves over the Atlantic and has a 50% chance of tropical development in the next 5 days.

· Better chance for rain next week, 40% both Tuesday and Wednesday

First Alert Weather Story:

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A foggy start for the morning but slow clearing for the late morning. Plenty of sunshine this afternoon with highs in the low 90s. Humidity will be very manageable.

No weather issues overnight tonight with temps falling into the upper 60s. For Sunday, we’re expecting sunshine and clouds with highs in the low 90s.

Monday the humidity goes back up and we see a 20% chance of showers and isolated storms. Morning lows are in the low 70s and highs reach the low 90s by the afternoon.

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A 40% chance of rain and storms for Tuesday and Wednesday. The humidity should be rather high as well. Lows are in the mid 70s and highs reach the upper 80s.

Tropics:

We’re also keeping an eye on potential development in the tropics. An area of low pressure will move off the coast of Georgia. It lingers off the coast of SC and GA for the early part of next week before moving south over Florida. Right now, it has a decent chance for tropical development (50% chance) in the next 5 days.

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Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 90s.

Tonight: A few passing clouds with temps falling into the upper 60s

Sunday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 90s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. Isolated Storms (20%). Highs in the low 90s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of showers and storms. Highs are in the upper 80s

Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of showers and storms. Highs are in the upper 80s

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