FIRST ALERT: Hint of summer the next few days, a few Friday showers and storms

Jamie's Wednesday AM WX

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Temperatures will warm to early summer levels today and Thursday before a slight cool down arrives to finish the week.

Warm and windy this afternoon with near record high temperatures.
Warm and windy this afternoon with near record high temperatures. (Source: WMBF)

Gusty southwesterly winds will deliver early summer warmth across the region today. Morning temperatures in the lower and middle 60s will soar into the 80s this afternoon. Along the Grand Strand, high temperatures will climb to 85° - nearing record levels. Temperatures across the Pee Dee will warm into the upper 80s.

Tonight will be dry, clear and mild with temperatures only dropping into the lower and middle 60s.

Another round of warmth arrives on Thursday with temperatures once again in the middle and upper 80s.

A few showers and storms will blow through the region late in the day Friday as a cold front moves across the area. No severe weather is expected, but a few rumbles of thunder will be possible Friday afternoon. With more clouds around, temperatures on Friday will be a bit cooler with afternoon readings in the upper 70s to near 80.

A few showers and storms move in Friday afternoon but no severe weather is expected.
A few showers and storms move in Friday afternoon but no severe weather is expected. (Source: WMBF)

Saturday will see sunny skies, low humidity and temperatures in the upper 70s. Temperatures will rebound back into the upper 70s and lower 80s on Sunday with just a very slight chance of an afternoon shower.

Plenty of sunshine this weekend with just a stray shower possible Sunday.
Plenty of sunshine this weekend with just a stray shower possible Sunday. (Source: WMBF)

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