FIRST ALERT WEATHER- A hard freeze tonight then warming up for Thanksgiving
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Skies will gradually move out of the region tonight allowing temperatures to plummet into the mid to upper 20s. A hard freeze and widespread frost is likely so protect those sensitive plants and make sure your pets and animals have a warm place tonight.
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES
- A hard freeze is expected Monday morning as temperatures drop into the mid/upper 20s.
- Sunshine returns Monday with highs in the mid to upper 50s.
- Cloudy with a few stray showers are possible Tuesday.
- Partly cloudy and warm Wednesday with temperatures in the middle 60s.
- Thanksgiving is now looking warm with highs in the mid 60s but we will have a good deal of clouds.
- Scattered showers are likely on Black Friday with temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60.
FIRST ALERT SUMMARY
Clouds will move out of the region tonight causing temperatures to fall like a rock as we will bottom out in the mid to upper 20s Monday morning leading to another hard freeze with widespread frost. Make sure your pets and animals have a warm place tonight and protect those sensitive plants.
Bright sunny skies return Monday warming highs into the mid to upper 50s as high pressure moves over the Carolinas.
Clouds move back over the Midlands Tuesday as a surface Low develops off the coast and combines with an advancing shortwave to spark off a few stray showers with temperatures in the upper 50s.
Wednesday will be warmer with highs in the low to mid 60s under partly cloudy skies.
Thanksgiving is now looking warm with highs in the mid 60s but we will have a good deal of clouds.
A cold front then swings into the region on Black Friday producing scattered showers throughout the day.
We clear out behind this front so next weekend is looking really nice with lots of sunshine bit days and highs in the low to mid 60s.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Tonight: Freezing cold with lows in the mid to upper 20s. Frost is likely.
Monday: Mostly sunny with temperatures warming into the mid to upper 50s.
Tuesday: Rather cloudy with a few stray showers possible. Highs are in the upper 50s.
Wednesday: Warmer with highs reaching the middle 60s under partly cloudy skies.
Thanksgiving: Mostly cloudy and dry. Highs in the middle 60s.
Friday: Cloudy with scattered showers. Highs in the lower 60s.
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