FIRST ALERT- Hot and humid today with downpours and strong storms this afternoon/evening

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Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 8:31 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2022 at 5:34 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Highs today climb into the mid 90s but it comes with a lot of humidity so it will feel like 105-110 at times. Let’s also watch for afternoon/evening downpours and storms. Some storms have potential to become strong to severe.

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First Alert Headlines:

  • Highs today in the mid to upper 90s but feeling like over 105-110 with the humidity
  • Let’s watch for a 50% chance for showers, downpours and storms this afternoon/evening
  • Some storms could be strong to severe
  • Staying hot and humid Friday and Saturday with a 50% chance for showers and storms
  • Still humid Sunday but not as hot with mid 80s

First Alert Summary:

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Get ready for more heat and humidity today. Highs will climb into the mid to upper 90s this afternoon but with the humidity it will feel like 105-110. There is also a 50% chance for showers, downpours and storms this afternoon/evening. Some storms have potential to become strong to severe so we’ve gone ahead and issued an Alert Day for not only storms but also the heat as we have an Excessive Heat Warning for the afternoon with heat index values expected to reach 110.

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Friday, Saturday and Sunday will features rain chances at 50 to 60%. No Alert Days posted just yet but we’ll continue to watch it. It will still be hot and humid Friday and Saturday with highs in the 90s but feeling like the triple digits. Sunday will still be humid but not nearly as hot with highs in the mid 80s.

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Tropics are all quiet right now!

Forecast Update

First Alert Today: Mid to upper 90s with humidity so feeling like 105-110. 50% Chance for downpours and storms for the afternoon/evening

Tonight: Warm and muggy with mid 70s. Watch out for patchy fog and some evening showers

Friday: A 50% chance for downpours and storms. Highs in the mid 90s

Saturday: A 60% chance for downpours and storms. Highs in the low 90s

Sunday: A 60% chance for downpours and storms. Highs in the mid 80s

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