FIRST ALERT: Watching for triple digit heat index by midweek
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Heat and humidity will increase by the end of the weekend and through the July 4th holiday week.
Heat and humidity build through this week and the 4th of July. Daytime temperatures will reach the lower to middle 90s at the beach and upper 90s inland. High humidity will keep the afternoon heat index between 100 and 104 each afternoon. Nights will be muggy with overnight readings only dropping into the middle and upper 70s.
Most areas will stay dry next week with just a stray afternoon storm or two possible by Wednesday and Thursday. Better storm chances arrive as we head into Saturday and Sunday.
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