MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Cold temperatures stick around through today before a big warm arrives for the weekend through early next week.
Another round of cold weather will kick off this Thursday with readings in the 20s to near 30. With a light breeze, wind chills are in the lower and middle 20s.
This afternoon will see abundant sunshine but lingering cold air will keep afternoon temperatures only in the lower 40s.
While still cold, tonight will not be as cold as the last two nights. Temperatures will drop to near the freezing mark at the beach and the into the upper 20s well inland.
Temperatures will begin to warm on Friday as afternoon highs climb into the lower and middle 50s.
The warming trend kicks into high gear this weekend with temperatures climbing to near 60 on Saturday and into the lower and middle 60s on Sunday. Clouds will thicken up at times from late Saturday through Sunday, but as of right now, the weekend looks to remain rain free.
Warmer weather continues to flow into the Carolinas early next week as daytime temperatures climb into the upper 60s to near 70 and overnight readings warm into the 50s. A few light showers will be possible on Monday, but no widespread or heavy rain is expected.