FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Another round of strong storms possible tonight
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Another First Alert Weather Day for tonight into Monday morning as second round of potential heavy downpours and storms moves into the Midlands.
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES
- FIRST ALERT Weather Day for Sunday night into early Monday morning as another round of heavy rain and storms moves into the region.
- Rain totals will be about 1-2″ by the time the rain finally moves out Monday afternoon.
- Clouds linger with the chance for a couple showers on Tuesday.
- Drier weather and sunshine finally returns Wednesday through Friday.
FIRST ALERT SUMMARY
A FIRST ALERT WEATHER Day continues tonight into Monday morning as the next round of scattered showers and storms develops along the stationary boundary draped over the region.
The Storm Prediction Center still has most of the Midlands under a slight risk or level 2 for bad weather tonight as a few of these storms could be on the strong to severe side capable of producing intense downpours, gusty winds up to 60 mph and even some small hail. Minor flooding will also be a concern if heavy rains move over areas that already received 1-3 inches of rain earlier today.
The main timing for these storms will be between 11PM and 11AM on Monday.
Many spots could receive an additional 1-2 inches of rain.
We should get a break in the rain and storms Monday afternoon with peeks of sunshine warming highs to near 80.
As the stationary front finally starts to move out into the Atlantic clouds will linger over the region on Tuesday along with a couple isolated showers. Temperatures will also be on the cooler side with highs in the upper 60s.
High pressure finally builds over the region on Wednesday clearing up our skies leading to sunny conditions but still cool with highs in the middle 60s.
The calmer pattern continues Thursday and Friday with temperatures warming back up into the 70s to near 80.
A cold front looks to head our way next weekend producing rain chances on Saturday.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST
First Alert Weather Day tonight: Scattered strong to severe storms throughout the overnight hours. Lows in the middle 60s.
First Alert Weather Day Monday: Scattered storms for the morning hours with more hit or miss showers throughout the day. Highs in the lower 80s.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a few isolated showers possible. Cooler highs in the upper 60s.
Wednesday: Chilly start for the morning in the mid 40s and highs reach the mid 60s under partly cloudy skies.
Thursday: Low 40s in the morning and low to mid 70s by the afternoon with bright sunny skies.
Friday: A few more clouds and warmer with highs climbing into the lower 80s.
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