FIRST ALERT- Heat and humidity continues, but not for long...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - We’ve got low 90s today with a few afternoon storms, but the heat and humidity will break by this weekend!
First Alert Headlines
- Showers and storms are possible this afternoon/evening with a 40% chance.
- Tuesday is in the low 90s with a 30% chance of some afternoon thunder.
- We have low 90s Wednesday and a 40% chance of rain and thunder by the late afternoon/evening.
- A cold front brings a 50% chance of rain showers and some storms Thursday.
- Drier air comes in Friday afternoon and stays with us for the weekend making it feel so much better, highs are in the upper 80s.
- We’ve got a tropical system to watch out for, it’s off the coast of Africa.
First Alert Summary
The heat and humidity continue for the early to mid part of this work week.
There’s a weak low pressure system in the upper levels of the atmosphere that will bring a 40% chance of some showers and storms to the Midlands. Not everyone will see precip but where we have a thunderstorm we could have a heavy downpour and gusty winds. Highs today are right around 90.
There’s a 30% chance of showers and storms Tuesday afternoon. Highs are in the low 90s. High pressure to our east keeps the southern flow and humidity in the region.
Wednesday we have a 40% chance of some rain and thunder by the afternoon as a cold front nears from the west. Before the front gets here expect highs in the low 90s.
The cold front arrives Thursday and increases our rain chances to 50%. Expect mostly cloudy skies and high temperatures in the upper 80s.
We still see some shower activity in the early morning hours Friday. Highs are in the upper 80s. Chance of morning rain is around 30%, we should see clearing by the afternoon as drier air filters in from the northwest.
The weekend looks wonderful with drier air and temps in the mid to upper 80s!
There is an area of thunderstorms coming off the Coast of Africa that has a 40% chance of tropical development in the next 5 days.
Monday: Low 90s and humid with a 40% chance of an afternoon storm.
Tuesday: The chance of afternoon storms at 30% by the afternoon/evening. Highs are in the low 90s and humid.
Wednesday: 40% Chance of showers and storms with mostly cloudy skies. Highs are still in the low to mid 90s and humid.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of rain and storms, highs are in the upper 80s and humid.
Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain and storms mainly in the morning, highs are in the upper 80s and humid.
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