FIRST ALERT: Record warmth on the way

FIRST ALERT: Record warmth on the way
Near record highs Friday (Source: WMBF)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Temperatures will warm considerably through the weekend with record high temperatures possible.

Warmer weather will arrive by tomorrow and into the weekend. Friday, temperatures will climb to near 80 at the beaches and the mid 80s inland. This is just the start of what will be the warmest weather so far this year.

Near record highs Friday
Near record highs Friday (Source: WMBF)

Saturday will be the warmest day out of the next seven with highs reaching the lower 80s on the beaches and the mid-upper 80s inland. Florence will make a run at record temperatures both Friday and Saturday as southerly winds pump into the Carolinas.

RECORDS

MYRTLE BEACH

Friday: 80° (1944), Forecast: 79°

Saturday: 83° (2016), Forecast: 80°

Sunday: 88° (2012), Forecast: 82°

FLORENCE

Friday: 86° (1949), Forecast: 83°

Saturday: 87° (2007), Forecast: 87°

Sunday: 87° (1985), Forecast: 87°

Temperatures soar this weekend.
Temperatures soar this weekend. (Source: WMBF)

Clouds will slowly increase on Sunday with a weak cold front sliding through the region late. This will bring a 20% chance of rain to the Pee Dee late Sunday but the bigger impact will be the cooler weather for the start of the new work week.

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