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FIRST ALERT- Sunny & Mild today, but rain/thunder moves in Wednesday

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Published: Mar. 20, 2022 at 8:28 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 21, 2022 at 6:48 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The sun is out today with highs in the low 70s, then we see a 70% chance of rain/thunder for Wednesday.

First Alert Headlines

  • We’re in the low 70s today with sunny skies.
  • More clouds move in Tuesday with high temps in the mid 70s.
  • Rain and thunder is possible Wednesday with upper 70s for high temps.
  • Some showers expected early Thursday morning then cooler temps by the afternoon with upper 60s.
  • Dry, cooler, and sunnier weather comes in Thursday through the weekend.

First Alert Summary

A large high pressure system is moving over the Carolinas today. This will bring a nice sunny day with high temps in the low 70s.

Warmer air is coming in from the south and that will bring more clouds by Tuesday. It’s happening ahead of a low pressure system headed through the Midwest. Expect lows in the mid 40s and highs in the mid 70s.

Wednesday we have high temps in the upper 70s. A cold front nears from the west and increases our chances of rain to 70%. Expect some embedded thunder as well. Right now the accumulations look to be around a quarter to a half inch of rain.

We see some lingering showers in the morning Thursday with a 60% chance before 9am. Then expect mostly cloudy to partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 60s. A bit cooler behind the front!

Friday morning temps are down into the mid 40s and highs reach the upper 60s. Expect mostly sunny skies as a ridge of high pressure pushes over the region.

Forecast Update

Monday: Sunny and warmer with highs in the low to mid 70s.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with highs in the mid to upper 70s.

Wednesday: Scattered rain and storms (70%) with highs getting into the upper 70s.

Thursday: A few early showers (60%) with highs in the upper 60s.

Friday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s to near 70.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s.

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