FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY - Sunday night into Monday morning for the possibility of heavy rain
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Steady showers likely tonight into early Monday morning. Some of these showers could be on the moderate to heavy side leading to ponding on the roads.
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES:
- First Alert Weather Day Sunday night into early Monday morning as heavy rain moves in creating wet roads for the morning commute.
- Temperatures are warm Monday afternoon in the middle 60s.
- A few showers possible Tuesday and Wednesday.
- Next major system arrives Thursday evening into Friday morning with another round of heavy rain possible.
- Then much colder Saturday with highs only in the 40s.
FIRST ALERT SUMMARY:
A First Alert Weather Day has been issued for tonight into early Monday morning as a round of steady rain pushes into the Midlands. Some of these showers could be on the moderate to heavy side.
This system has the potential to produce about a half inch of rain, while some isolated spots could pick up close to an inch of rain. All this rain could lead to ponding on the roads and making for a very wet Monday morning commute.
The rain will move out late Monday morning but clouds will linger as temperatures warm into the middle 60s.
Tuesday will be rather cloudy and mild with temperatures in the 60s but with a stationary front located to our north a few hit or miss showers can not be ruled out throughout the day.
A few scattered showers are also possible on Wednesday as the atmosphere remains unsettled with cooler temperatures in the middle 50s.
Rain chances go up to 80% Thursday afternoon/evening into Friday morning as another low pressure system swings across the Carolinas sending a batch of steady showers. Some of these showers could be on the moderate to heavy side.
Skies finally begins to clear out Friday afternoon as this system moves out into the Atlantic with temperatures cooling off into the lower 50s.
Drier weather is expected next weekend but temperatures will be much cooler with highs in the middle 40s on Saturday and the lower 50s for Sunday.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST:
Tonight: Steady showers with temperatures in the upper 40s to near 50. A few showers could be on the heavy side.
FIRST ALERT Weather Day Monday: Heavy rain possible in the morning then the rain moves out by the afternoon with highs in the middle 60s.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a few showers possible. Highs in the mid 60s.
Wednesday: Rather cloudy with a few hit or miss showers. Highs in the middle 50s.
Thursday: Cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon/evening. Temperatures in the middle 50s. Chance of rain is 70%.
Friday: Morning showers then skies clearing in the afternoon by cooler with highs in the lower 50s.
Saturday: Mostly sunny but cold and breezy. Highs in the middle 40s with winds out of the NE at 10-20 mph making it feel even colder.
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