FIRST ALERT: HEAT ADVISORY issued for this afternoon, a few storms bring relief

HEAT ADVISORY issued for this afternoon, a few storms bring relief

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The summer-like forecast with afternoon storms and triple digit heat indices will continue throughout the rest of the week.

Here's a look at today's planner.
Here's a look at today's planner. (Source: WMBF)

Afternoon highs today will the warmest all week with the lower 90s in the Grand Strand and the mid-upper 90s inland. The mugginess will make it feel even warmer with heat index values ranging from 103-105° this afternoon.

A Heat Advisory has been issued but does not include the beaches. Areas under the advisory will reach 105-106° for the heat index today.
A Heat Advisory has been issued but does not include the beaches. Areas under the advisory will reach 105-106° for the heat index today. (Source: WMBF)

A heat advisory has just been issued for the entire viewing area, expect the beaches. Look for heat index values in the advisory to reach 105-106° at times this afternoon.

Highs will reach the low-mid 90s today before the relief arrives with scattered showers and storms.
Highs will reach the low-mid 90s today before the relief arrives with scattered showers and storms. (Source: WMBF)

There will be some relief each day, starting this afternoon with daily storm chances. Expect a few storms to arrive by 2-3 PM and continue into the evening hours. These chances will remain at 40% through Thursday before dropping toward the weekend.

The heat index today will reach 105-106 inside the heat advisory. Areas along the beaches will see a heat index of 103-105.
The heat index today will reach 105-106 inside the heat advisory. Areas along the beaches will see a heat index of 103-105. (Source: WMBF)

While the rain chances drop to 20% for the weekend forecast, expect the heat index to creep back up into the 105 or higher range for Saturday and Sunday. I think 105° will be a common feels like temperature for those afternoon plans both Saturday and Sunday.

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