FIRST ALERT - Chilly start but a beautiful afternoon; Tropics are active
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - It’s a chilly start with 40s out there. We’ll warm things up to the low 80s this afternoon with sunshine. All eyes are on Tropical Storm Ian as it’s expected to bring impacts to the United States next week.
First Alert Headlines:
- Chilly start with upper 40s
- We’ll warm to the low 80s this afternoon with sunshine
- Sunday we warm up into the upper 80s with partly cloudy skies
- We stay dry Monday through Wednesday next week
- In the tropics, all though it’s very active, all eyes are on Tropical Storm Ian as it’s expected to bring impacts to Cuba and the US next week.
First Alert Summary:
A chilly start today with temperatures that are in the 40s across the Midlands. We’ll see beautiful weather this afternoon with sunshine and temperatures making it into the low 80s with no humidity. It won’t be as chilly tonight with temperatures in the 50s.
Sunday we are in the upper 80s with partly cloudy skies. A weak cold front is moving over the region bringing the few clouds to the area.
Monday is sunny and warm with highs in the upper 80s. Lows are in the mid 60s.
Tuesday is a bit cooler with lows in the upper 50s and highs near 82.
We see upper 70s and partly cloudy skies Wednesday. Late next week there’s a chance of getting some tropical moisture from Ian. We will keep our eyes on it!
Post Tropical Fiona is moving quickly north with winds of 90 mph. It’s moving north at speeds of around 26mph.
Tropical Storm Gaston is no threat to land at this time. Gaston has winds around 50mph currently and is far out in the Atlantic.
Tropical storm Ian has formed west of the Windward Islands that is forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico by the middle of next week. Depending on the exact track, there could be some impacts here in the Midlands. We’ll be watching it closely.
Tropical Storm Hermine has formed off the coast of Africa.
There are also a tropical wave in the Central Atlantic with a 30% chance of developing in the next 5 days.
Today: Chilly start with lows in the upper 40s. Highs reach the low 80s with sunshine
Tonight: Cool again with lows in the upper 50s to near 60 and clear skies
Sunday: Sun and clouds with highs in the mid to upper 80s
Monday: Mostly sunny with highs in the mid to upper 80s
Tuesday: Sunny and cooler with highs in the low 80s
Wednesday: Sunny and cooler with highs in the upper 70s
Thursday: Partly cloudy with lows in the mid 50s and highs in the low 70s
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