FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Record breaking temperatures are possible today and tomorrow
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Get ready for some warmer weather over the next few days with highs reaching the low 80s for today and Thursday.
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES:
- Near record warmth today with temperatures climbing into the low 80s under sunshine and clouds
- It will be breezy again with gusts to 25 mph
- Record breaking temperatures possible Thursday as highs top out in the mid 80s
- More rain expected Friday into Saturday with cooler temperatures expected for Saturday in the lower 60s
- Could see up to .50 inches of rain
FIRST ALERT SUMMARY:
It’s a quiet but mild start to our Wednesday with temperatures in the 50s. Near record heat expected this afternoon as highs are expected to climb into the low 80s. We’ll see sunshine and clouds for the afternoon and it will be breezy as well with gusts to 25 mph. Thursday we really warm as highs are forecast to climb into the mid 80s. Winds stay breezy out of the SW with gusts up to 30 mph. Sunshine and clouds are expected again.
A cold front slides through the region Friday into Saturday which is forecast to bring more rain. A 40% chance of showers Friday and another 40% chance for Saturday. Highs on Friday will be in the 70s but cooler and more seasonable for Saturday with highs in the low 60s. Rain will slide in Friday late afternoon and continue into Saturday morning. We’re expecting .25″-.50″ of rain.
Sunday features more clouds with highs once again climbing into the mid 70s.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST:
Today: Mix of sun and clouds and very warm. Highs in the lower 80s
Tonight: Lows in the 60s with partly cloudy skies
Thursday: Partly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 80s with breezy conditions
Friday: More clouds than sun. Highs in the middle 70s. 40% Chance for showers for the afternoon/evening
Saturday: Rain chance is 40% with highs in the low 60s
Sunday: Highs in the mid 70d with mostly cloudy skies
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