FIRST ALERT WEATHER - Rounds of rain slide over the Midlands Tuesday
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – Clouds start to move over the region Monday then several rounds of showers will sweep across the Midlands on Tuesday.
First Alert Headlines
- Clouds increasing Monday
- First Alert Weather Day Tuesday for rounds of heavy rain.
- Cooler and dry for Thanksgiving.
- More showers possible Friday.
First Alert Summary
Tonight high clouds will start to build over the Carolinas but temperatures will still drop down into the upper 40s for lows.
Clouds will continue to thicken on Monday with highs near normal in the mid to upper 60s.
Tuesday is a First Alert Weather Day as on and off showers will create wet roadways which could cause slow downs for holiday travel.
Rain could actually begin as early as the overnight hours of Monday into Tuesday morning. Then another round of moderate to heavy rain is possible during the late morning into the afternoon before a third round of showers and a couple storms arrives Tuesday evening as the front moves through the area. We could even have some gusty winds up to 30 mph Tuesday evening as the front slides across the Midlands.
In total rainfall amounts will be between a half inch to an inch of rain throughout the Midlands.
A few stray showers could linger into Wednesday morning but overall things will be drying out with highs in the mid to upper 60s.
Thanksgiving Day looks nice with a mix of sun and clouds but it’ll be a tad cooler, with high temperatures in the lower 60s.
Then another round of rain is possible Friday as a low pressure sweeps towards the Carolinas.
First Alert Forecast
Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy skies. Lows in the upper 40s.
Monday: Increasing clouds during the afternoon and evening. Highs in the mid to upper 60s.
First Alert Weather Day Tuesday: Cloudy skies. Rounds of heavy rain, especially in the afternoon and evening. Chance of rain 80%. Highs in the upper 60s.
Wednesday: A few stray showers early then skies will clear out, with highs in the mid to upper 60s.
Thanksgiving Day: A blend of clouds and sunshine. Cooler, with highs in the lower 60s.
Friday: Scattered showers possible with highs in the lower 60s.
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