FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Showers/Storms linger into Thursday
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – We’re going to have to wait one more day for the dry air to get here, we’ve bumped up the chance of showers and storms for Thursday.
First Alert Headlines
· Few scattered showers and storms tonight with a 50% chance.
· Cold front arrives Thursday but we see a 40% chance of showers and storms.
· Plentiful sunshine works back to the region from Friday though Saturday.
· There’s a 30% chance of rain showers Sunday.
First Alert Summary
A cold front approaching from the west will fire off some scattered showers and storms tonight. Chance of rain is around 50% with lows near 70. Skies are mostly cloudy.
Thursday we have low 80s for highs with a 40% chance of rain showers and storms. Skies are mostly cloudy. We bumped up the chance of rain because Hurricane Lee seems to be holding up our cold front. It doesn’t let it pass through all the way as it spins 850 miles east of our coast.
The dry air filters in Thursday night into Friday morning with lows dipping down to 65. Highs reach the low 80s Friday with partly cloudy skies and nice and comfortable air.
Upper 50s Saturday, our coolest morning this season! Highs reach the low 80s with sunny skies.
The dry air doesn’t last long. We see the humidity increase briefly for Sunday as a trough in the jet stream sweeps through the region causing uplift. This brings a 30% chance of rain and storms.
Monday the dry air returns and we see mostly sunny skies with just a few showers possible. Highs are in the mid 80s with partly cloudy skies. Tuesday we have low 60s in the morning and low 80s by the afternoon with some clouds in the region.
First Alert Forecast
Tonight: Mostly cloudy skies with a 50% chance of rain and storms.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of rain and storms. Highs are in the low 80s.
Friday: Partly cloudy skies with highs reaching the low 80s.
Saturday: A cool start with lows in the upper 50s! Highs reach the low 80s under a great deal of sun.
Sunday: Partly cloudy skies. There’s a 30% chance of rain and storms for the afternoon/evening.
Monday: Partly cloudy skies with highs in the mid 80s.
Tuesday: Low 60s in the morning and highs reach the low 80s.
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