FIRST ALERT: Warm, sunny and windy day ahead - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

FIRST ALERT: Warm, sunny and windy day ahead

Source: WMBF First Alert Weather Source: WMBF First Alert Weather
Source: WMBF First Alert Weather Source: WMBF First Alert Weather

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Temperatures will once again climb quickly today, but not quite as warm as Wednesday. Afternoon readings will reach the upper 70s to near 80.  Southerly winds will shift to the west and become strong and gusty during the day. Wind gusts of 30 mph will likely at times through the afternoon and evening. 

A surge of much cooler weather arrives Thursday night. By Friday morning, temperatures will drop into the lower and middle 40s. Friday afternoon temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees cooler than the prior day with afternoon highs in the 60s. 

The cooler weather lingers into the weekend with high temperatures in the 60s to near 70 and overnight readings in the 40s. 

Dry weather lingers through the weekend before an off shore storm system delivers the next risk of rain early next week.

Check the hour by hour forecast on the First Alert Weather App:

APPLE: http://apple.co/1ew0w0h
ANDROID: http://bit.ly/1i4ljWi 

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