FIRST ALERT- Showers and Thunder tonight, heat and humidity for Tuesday
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - We will continue to see some on and off showers and even some thunder this evening, then warm and muggy conditions for Tuesday.
First Alert Headlines
- Showers and some thunder for this evening.
- Low 90s for Tuesday with a 20% chance of an isolated storm, conditions will be muggy.
- Wednesday we see a 30% chance of showers and storms in the afternoon with high temps in the low 90s.
- We get a bit more active Thursday through Sunday with a 50-60% chance of showers and storms.
- In the Tropics, We are tracking Danielle and Earl, plus another system that’s come off the coast of Africa.
First Alert Summary
Lows tonight dip down into the mid to low 70s.
A weak high pressure system moves over the region Tuesday. This clears us up a little, but we remain humid and temperatures warm up into the low 90s. With the heat and humidity, we cannot rule out a 20% chance of isolated storms.
Wednesday we have a 30% chance of rain and storms in the afternoon as we see our weak ridge of high pressure break down a little. Skies are partly cloudy with highs in the low 90s.
Thursday an upper level low nears from the west. This brings in a good bit of moisture from the south increasing chances of rain to 60%. Lows are in the low 70s and high temps reach the low 90s. This low sticks around for the next several days lasting into the weekend. This brings more chances of rain and storms for Friday (50%), and Saturday/Sunday (60%).
Tropical Storm Earl is moving N at 6 mph and is expected to take a turn to the east and away from the US. Additional development is expected as Earl becomes a category 3 hurricane by this weekend with winds near 120mph.
Danielle is a Category 1 hurricane with winds around 85mph and is expected to move north and east away from North America.
Just off the coast of Africa we have a tropical wave that has a 60% chance of developing in the next 5 days. We will keep our eyes on it!
Hurricane Kay is spinning in the Pacific and can get closer to California around Saturday as a Tropical Storm.
Tonight: 70% showers and some thunder this evening, lows in the low 70s.
Tuesday: 20% chance of showers and storms with highs in the low 90s.
Wednesday: 30% chance of showers and storms with highs in the low 90s.
Thursday: Scattered showers and storms with highs in the mid 80s, chance of rain is 60%.
Friday: Afternoon storms will linger with highs in the mid 80s, chance of rain is 50%.
Saturday: Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers and storms, highs are in the low 80s.
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