FIRST ALERT: Drying out and cooling off

FIRST ALERT: Drying out and cooling off
Weekend forecast (Source: WMBF)

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The remnants of Zeta will move off the Virginia coast this evening and allow cooler and drier weather to rush into the region.

Weekend forecast
Weekend forecast (Source: WMBF)

Increased moisture associated with Zeta will keep the risk of scattered showers in the forecast through about midnight tonight. The risk of any strong to severe storms is very low, but not zero. Winds will remain breezy at times with occasional gusts up to 35 mph.

Rain will end after midnight as much drier weather returns to the region. Skies will be clear by Friday morning with temperatures much cooler - in the upper 50s across the Pee Dee and near 60 along the Grand Strand.

Much drier weather will continue to move into the area on Friday with sunny skies and temperatures near 70.

The dryer weather will be followed by much cooler weather for the weekend. Saturday’s temperatures will only reach the lower to middle 60s with a gusty breeze at times.

Sunday will be warmer, but also cloudy with a risk of drizzle and showers at times with temperatures near 70.

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