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FIRST ALERT: Memorial Day weekend forecast

Updated: May. 27, 2021 at 3:40 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Hot and humid weather will continue on Friday before changes arrive for the Memorial Day Weekend.

Tonight will be clear, mild and a bit muggy as temperatures only drop into the upper 60s and lower 70s.

Friday will see another round of hot temperatures as readings return to 90 along the beaches and into the middle 90s across the Pee Dee.

Hot again Friday.
Hot again Friday.(WMBF)

Changes will start to arrive over the Memorial Day Weekend as a cold front moves into the Carolinas.

Saturday will start off warm and a bit humid and once again turn hot through the afternoon. Temperatures will climb into the upper 80s at the beach and to 90 across the Pee Dee.

By late in the day, a cold front will start to drop into the area. The front will help to spark off a few hit or miss showers and storms but no widespread or drought busting rain is expected. Rain chances will climb to around 30% by the afternoon and evening.

The cold front will drop through the area late Saturday night and Sunday morning bringing an end to the heat this week. Sunday will see lingering clouds at times and just a slight risk of a shower as temperatures only climb into the lower 80s.

Memorial Day itself will be quite pleasant with a mix of sun and clouds, low humidity and afternoon temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80.

Highs will drop through Memorial Day weekend thanks to the passage of a cold front in the area.
Highs will drop through Memorial Day weekend thanks to the passage of a cold front in the area.(WMBF)

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