FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Few Showers Wednesday, then major warm up Thu/Fri
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Tonight won’t be quite as cold and we have a few showers possible for Wednesday.
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES
- Lows tonight will be in the low 40s with partly cloudy skies.
- We have more clouds and a 20% chance of a few showers Wednesday with highs in the mid 60s.
- Thursday is in the mid 50s in the morning and highs reach the mid 80s by the afternoon.
- We get even warmer Friday afternoon with upper 80s possible!
- 60% chance of showers for Saturday morning as a front moves closer.
- Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers Sunday, highs reach the low 80s.
FIRST ALERT SUMMARY
Lows tonight are not as cold, we see low 40s instead of low 30s and upper 20s. Still chilly with partly cloudy skies.
We have more clouds Wednesday with mid 60s, skies are mostly cloudy. A small shortwave in the upper levels of the atmosphere, along with a lot of warm air coming in aloft brings the cloud coverage and a 20% chance of showers.
Thursday morning is warmer with mid 50s. Highs reach the mid 80s as southern flow dominates our weather.
Upper 50s for Friday morning and temps reach the upper 80s by the afternoon. A surge of warm air comes in as a cold front nears from the west. That’s why our temps will be so warm and we’ll have a bit of a breeze too, with gusts up to 20 to 25mph.
Saturday the front brings a 60% chance of showers, and it mainly looks like the rain will be in the morning. Lows are in the low 60s and highs reach the low 80s by the afternoon. By the afternoon we have skies clearing up.
Lows Sunday morning we have mid 50s and highs reaching the low 80s. There’s a 20% chance of an isolated shower for the afternoon and evening. Another system is arriving into Monday bringing a 50% chance of showers.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Tonight: We have low 40s tonight with partly cloudy skies.
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy with mid 60s by the afternoon hours, there’s a 20% chance of an isolated shower.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with highs reaching the mid 80s.
Friday: Sunshine and clouds with slightly warmer highs back to the mid-80s, likely near 87.
Saturday: Scattered rain showers, especially in the morning (60% chance). Milder morning lows in the low 60s, with an afternoon highs around 81.
Sunday: Mostly sunny skies. Morning lows in the mid-50s rise close to 81 with a 20% chance of showers in the afternoon/evening.
Monday: 50% chance of rain showers with lows in the low 60s and highs in the low 70s.
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