FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Staying warm, then a major weekend cool-down
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – We remain in the 80s for Thursday and Friday, then temperatures tumble this weekend with a major cold front.
First Alert Headlines
- We see upper 50s tonight with clear skies.
- Highs reach the 80s Thursday and Friday.
- Highs are in the upper 70s Saturday and Sunday with lows in the 40s.
- We remain dry into next week until Wednesday when we have some showers around by next weekend.
First Alert Summary
Tonight we are cooling off down into the upper 50s. Skies are clear as high pressure builds over the region.
High pressure sits to our northeast and we have mostly sunny skies Thursday. Highs reach the mid 80s. A few towns to the east of Columbia could see an isolated shower with an east flow bringing a little moisture to the region, especially late in the evening. Our smoke and haze moves west throughout the day Thursday and our skies clear up!
Friday we have lows in the mid 60s with a few more clouds building into the region as a major cold front approaches from the northwest. This front will bring clouds and a few showers to the region, but the chances are less than 20% as we see dry air in place that will be hard to overcome.
Upper 70s Saturday with partly cloudy skies as drier and cooler air moves in from the northwest. Morning lows are in the low 60s. We see temps cool off overnight with lows in the upper 40s and skies clear up.
Sunday will be our coldest day with highs reaching 70. Skies are sunny as high pressure builds back into the area after the front moves through.
We’re down to the mid 40s Monday morning with highs reaching the mid 70s. Skies are sunny as the high pressure continues to sit over the area.
First Alert Forecast
Tonight: Clear skies with lows in the upper 50s.
Thursday: A few more clouds with a good deal of sun. Highs in the mid 80s.
Friday: More clouds mix with partial sunshine. Highs in the low 80s.
Saturday: Breaks of sunshine following some earlier clouds. Highs nearing 77 degrees.
Sunday: Mainly sunny and cool with high around 70 degrees after morning lows in the 40s.
Monday: Sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s, with morning lows in the mid 40s.
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