FIRST ALERT- Drier and less humid air moves in just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

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Published: May. 23, 2022 at 5:55 PM EDT|Updated: May. 28, 2022 at 9:19 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - More comfortable air pushing into the Midlands through the weekend with dry skies, sunshine and lower humidity. More heat and humidity return to the forecast for next week.


First Alert Headlines:

  • Mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s today with less humidity
  • We have upper 80s Sunday afternoon with mostly sunny skies
  • Memorial Day looks partly cloudy and a little more humid. Highs around 90 for the afternoon
  • Warming up Tuesday with low 90s and some humidity
  • Low 90s and muggy for Wednesday and Thursday of next week
  • Rain and storms return to the forecast for Friday

First Alert Summary:

Lower humidity today with sunshine and highs climbing into the mid to upper 80s. Dry skies for the afternoon so if you have any plans, we’re looking good! No issues this evening or overnight tonight with clear skies and temperatures falling into the low 60s tonight.

Sunday we’ll also see mostly sunny skies. Lows are in the low 60s and highs reach the upper 80s.


Highs are in the upper 80s to around 90 for Memorial Day. Humidity goes up a little with a few clouds for the afternoon.

Tuesday-Thursday feature sunshine and a few passing clouds with highs in the low 90s and it will be more humid.

The next best chance for rain comes Friday with an afternoon storms chance around 30%.


Forecast Update:

Today: Drier air moves in and we see mostly sunny skies. Highs are in the mid to upper 80s and not as humid

Tonight: Clear and comfortable with temps in the 60s

Sunday: Sunshine with a few passing clouds. Highs in the mid to upper 80s and low humidity

Memorial Day: Mostly sunny and warmer. A little more humidity with highs around 90

Tuesday: Sunshine and clouds with some humidity and highs around 90

Wednesday: Low 90s with partly cloudy skies

Thursday: Partly cloudy with a humidity and temps in the low 90s


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