FIRST ALERT - Still hot today but much less humid

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Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 5:41 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2022 at 8:10 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Drier and less humid air moves into the Midlands today. Temperatures will still climb into the mid 90s but it won’t be humid today at all. Sunday for Father’s Day is even less humid and cooler with highs in the upper 80s.


First Alert Headlines

  • Lower humidity for this weekend, but still hot for today with mid 90s
  • Father’s Day is in the upper 80s with mostly sunny skies and low humidity
  • Extreme heat returns Tuesday through Friday next week with highs near or above 100 with humidity
  • FIRST ALERT for Wednesday and Thursday with highs near 101 to 103 with some humidity

First Alert Summary:


Drier air comes in today so it won’t nearly be as humid but temperatures are still going to be hot. Highs reach the mid 90s with sunshine and a few passing clouds.

Overnight we cool off nicely, down to the low 60s with low humidity.

Father’s Day looks awesome! Highs are in the upper 80s with mostly sunny skies.


Monday we have lows in the low 60s once again and highs reaching the low 90s with mostly sunny skies. Humidity still on the lower side.

Tuesday we are warming up to near 100 with a little more humidity.

Wednesday and Thursday are alert days for extreme heat as high temperatures reach 101 to 103 with heat index values near 105-110.


Forecast Update

Saturday: Drier air filters in and temps are still hot with mid 90s. Skies are mostly sunny and humidity is lower

Tonight: Clear and cooler and less humid with lows in the 60s

Father’s Day: Mostly sunny with upper 80s and lower humidity

Monday: Low 90s with sunshine. Humidity still on the lower side

Tuesday: More heat and humidity. Highs are around 100

First Alert Wednesday: Highs are around 103 with some humidity, not as high as what we saw the last few days

First Alert Thursday: Highs are around 101 with some humidity, not as high as what we saw the last few days. 20% Chance for a few storms


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