FIRST ALERT- Increasing clouds today with a few showers this afternoon

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Published: May. 9, 2022 at 6:51 PM EDT|Updated: May. 12, 2022 at 12:41 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - We’ll see more clouds today with a few showers this afternoon (30%). Highs climb into the mid 70s this afternoon which is much cooler than normal for this time of the year.

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First Alert Headlines

  • We’ll see increasing clouds today with a few spotty showers this afternoon (30%) and highs in the mid 70s
  • First Alert Friday for areas of rain and some storms as a low pressure system moves in from the east
  • Saturday is warmer with a 30% chance of rain and storms, highs are in the low 80s
  • Even warmer on Sunday with upper 80s. A 20% chance of a shower or two
  • Get ready for the heat and humidity next week with highs in the low to mid 90s
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First Alert Summary

Clouds will be on the increase through the day today. We’ll start off this morning with sunshine and a few clouds but by the afternoon, we’re expecting mostly cloudy skies. It will be breezy at times with a NE wind. Take the umbrella with you if you’re leaving the house this morning and not returning until later this afternoon as we’re expecting a few spotty showers (30%). Now, most areas are expected to stay dry as the rain is very scattered.

Tonight, we’ll see temperatures falling into the low 60s with mostly cloudy skies and a few showers out there.

There is a better chance for rain on Friday (60%) as an area of low pressure off the coast moves closer. We’ve issued a First Alert for the potential of a few downpours and storms. Some storms have potential to become strong. Highs on Friday will be in the mid to upper 70s which is still cool for this time of the year.

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Saturday we’ll still see a 30% chance for a few showers with partly to mostly cloudy skies. Highs will climb into the low 80s which is seasonable for this time of the year.

Sunday we start to warm up into the upper 80s. Skies are partly cloudy with a 20% chance of some afternoon showers.

Get ready for the heat next week. Highs will be in the 90s Monday-Friday. Even some mid 90s but the end of the week. It also will come with more humidity.

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Forecast Update

Today: A 30% chance of some late afternoon showers. Highs are in the mid 70s

Tonight: More clouds with a few showers (40%). Temperatures fall into the low 60s

First Alert Friday: Mostly cloudy with an 60% chance of downpours and storms. Highs are in the mid to upper 70s

Saturday: Cloudy with a 30% chance of showers. Highs reach the low 80s

Sunday: Partly cloudy and warmer with highs in the upper 80s. 20% Chance for a few showers

Monday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs are around 90

Tuesday: More sunshine and warmer with highs in the low 90s

Wednesday: Another sunny day with highs getting into the low 90

Thursday: Even hotter with mid 90s. A few more clouds with a 20% chance for a few showers in the afternoon

Friday: Another day with mid 90s and a few afternoon showers (20%)

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