FIRST ALERT WEATHER -
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) -
FIRST ALERT HEADLINES
- Tropical Depression #2 has formed in the Gulf of Mexico
- There is a slight chance of rain Friday before dry weather returns for the weekend
- Rain chances stay low Saturday and Sunday as high pressure from the north shifts to the south.
- Highs may reach 90 Saturday, which is only the 2nd time this season.
FIRST ALERT WEATHER SUMMARY
On Friday, Expect a 20-30% chance of some showers as a weak upper-level impulse moves over the Midlands from the northeast. High pressure will continue to build in from the north and keep rain chances away for the upcoming weekend, which could be our first dry weekend in months
Our next best chance of rain will arrive Monday night and Tuesday with the approach of a front from the west.
In the tropics, Tropical Depression #2 has formed near the west coast of Florida, and is expected to continue churning in the Gulf of Mexico. Additional development is expected in the next few days as it shifts into favorable (warmer) waters. By this weekend the upper winds are expected to tear the system apart. Stay Tuned for Updates. We are not expecting impacts in the Midlands from TD #2. The winds are currently at 35mph and the movement is to the WNW at 2mph.
FIRST ALERT FORECAST
Friday: Mostly cloudy with some isolated showers (20%). Highs remain similar.
Saturday: Partial sun through clouds. Highs in the upper 80s.
Sunday: Low 80s with mostly cloudy to partly cloudy skies.
Monday: Mainly Sunny with a 20% Chance of a Stray storm late. Highs in the mid 80s
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