FIRST ALERT: More showers and storms

Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 3:30 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - More beneficial showers and storms are likely through the end of the week.

High humidity will continue to stream into the Carolinas through the end of the week keeping the potential of showers and storms in the forecast at times.

Tonight will be mild and muggy with a few showers at times especially after midnight. Temperatures will drop to near 70.

Pop up storms at times.
Pop up storms at times.(WMBF)

Thursday will feature even higher humidity across the area and even better chances of showers and storms at times. The best risk of downpours across the beaches will arrive through the first half of the day. The chances will be highest through the afternoon across the inland areas as the sea breeze moves inland. Temperatures will climb to near 80.

Rain chances linger through the weekend.
Rain chances linger through the weekend.(WMBF)

Friday will see a similar set up with pop up showers and storms possible from time to time and the chance for more beneficial rainfall. Temperatures will climb into the lower 80s.

Humidity levels will drop slightly over the weekend and result in slightly lower rain chances, but a few downpours will still be possible. The rain chance on Saturday will be 40% and will then drop to just 20% by Sunday. Temperatures will remain in the 80s through the weekend.

Warm with lower rain chances.
Warm with lower rain chances.(WMBF)

Rainfall over the next 5 days could be beneficial to the ongoing drought across the area. Average rainfall will total 1 to 2 inches through the weekend.

1-2 inches of rain is likely.
1-2 inches of rain is likely.(WMBF)

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