FIRST ALERT: Lower rain chances Thursday

FIRST ALERT: Lower rain chances Thursday
Rain chances through the weekend
Rain chances through the weekend

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) Brighter and slightly drier weather will move in for Thursday followed by a return to very summer like weather through the weekend.

Slightly drier air moving into the region will continue to cut back on our rain chances tonight through Thursday.   A stray shower will still be possible tonight, otherwise it will be warm and muggy with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s.

Thursday will a mix of sun and clouds through the day.  Rain chances will return to more normal June levels, with just a few scattered afternoon and evening storms possible.  More sunshine will result in warmer afternoon temperatures with readings reaching the middle 80s.

Friday through the weekend will see a very summer-like pattern developing.  Temperatures will warm into the upper 80s to lower 90s through the weekend. Very high humidity will linger through the weekend and bring a chance of afternoon and evening showers and storms each day.  Friday will likely be the driest day with rain chances of only 20%.  Rain chances will return to 40% by Saturday and Sunday.