FIRST ALERT: Fireworks in the form of storms possible for Fourth - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

FIRST ALERT: Fireworks in the form of storms possible for Fourth of July

Next 3 days forecast (Source WMBF) Next 3 days forecast (Source WMBF)
Fourth of July Forecast on Wednesday (Source WMBF) Fourth of July Forecast on Wednesday (Source WMBF)
Fourth of July Travel Forecast (WMBF) Fourth of July Travel Forecast (WMBF)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Rinse and repeat, with less rinse and more heat on repeat through the weekend.

This morning, the heat builds in quickly. Heat indices by noon already are above 90 in most areas. By the afternoon, coastal highs will be in the upper 80st and reaching 95 inland. The temperature along with the humidity will have a heat index above 100. Although it will be hot and oppressive, the heat index is just below heat advisory criteria. 

Shower chances again remain small, due to the drier air in the upper levels of the atmosphere. An isolated shower can't be completely ruled out, with the small window of opportunity during the middle of the day.

Tomorrow, we keep the heat locked in as highs climb into the 90s and heat index in the triple digits. There are some signs of slight relief by 4th of July on Wednesday. The mugginess will go down just a tad, but an increase in the chance for afternoon storms.  

The latest weekend forecast is on the WMBF First Alert Weather app. 

APPLE: http://apple.co/1ew0w0h

ANDROID: http://bit.ly/1i4ljWi 

Copyright 2018 WMBF News. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLocalMore>>

  • Conway residents rescued following rising flood water

    Conway residents rescued following rising flood water

    Sunday, September 23 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-09-23 14:50:38 GMT
    Residents had to be taken our by military vehicles (Source: WMBF News)Residents had to be taken our by military vehicles (Source: WMBF News)
    Residents had to be taken our by military vehicles (Source: WMBF News)Residents had to be taken our by military vehicles (Source: WMBF News)

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – This weekend river levels throughout portions of Horry County have already risen nearly a foot, breaking records set by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Though its still uncertain how high the rivers will reach some residents are choosing to stay in their homes while others are forced out of their homes. “We are trusting the Lord hoping it won’t go inside the house,” said Kenneth Roensch. For more than years Kenneth Roensch has seen his f...

    More >>

    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – This weekend river levels throughout portions of Horry County have already risen nearly a foot, breaking records set by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Though its still uncertain how high the rivers will reach some residents are choosing to stay in their homes while others are forced out of their homes. “We are trusting the Lord hoping it won’t go inside the house,” said Kenneth Roensch. For more than years Kenneth Roensch has seen his f...

    More >>
  • Lynches River flood waters closes nearby county park

    Lynches River flood waters closes nearby county park

    Sunday, September 23 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-09-23 14:48:12 GMT

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Florence made its slow trek through the Carolinas, but some parts of the state are not out of the water yet. The water levels of the Lynches River in Florence County continue to invade people’s yards and now the Lynches River County Park.

    More >>

    FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Florence made its slow trek through the Carolinas, but some parts of the state are not out of the water yet. The water levels of the Lynches River in Florence County continue to invade people’s yards and now the Lynches River County Park.

    More >>
  • Myrtle Beach renourishment project continues following Florence

    Myrtle Beach renourishment project continues following Florence

    Sunday, September 23 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-09-23 14:32:07 GMT
    Source: City of Myrtle Beach FBSource: City of Myrtle Beach FB

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Following a 10 day delay caused by Hurricane Florence and it's impact, city officials announce the continuation of the Myrtle Beach  Shore Protection Program. Project contractors have assessed any damage done by the storm and estimate the project picking up where it left off beginning this Sunday.  In a Facebook post issued Saturday, authorities say the first pipes will be laid near the Withers Swash area.  Myrtle Beach City Governmen...

    More >>

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) — Following a 10 day delay caused by Hurricane Florence and it's impact, city officials announce the continuation of the Myrtle Beach  Shore Protection Program. Project contractors have assessed any damage done by the storm and estimate the project picking up where it left off beginning this Sunday.  In a Facebook post issued Saturday, authorities say the first pipes will be laid near the Withers Swash area.  Myrtle Beach City Governmen...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly