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FIRST ALERT: A bit less humid to start the week

Published: Jun. 13, 2021 at 8:06 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 5:43 AM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A slight drop in humidity arrives to start the week with a bigger drop in a few days.

Today will see brighter skies than Sunday with a mix of sun and clouds through most of the day and slightly less humidity. Temperatures this afternoon will climb into the lower to middle 80s at the beach and middle to upper 80s across the Pee Dee. A few isolated afternoon storms will be possible, but most areas will remain dry with rain chances at just 20%.

Fair skies and a bit less humid.
Fair skies and a bit less humid.(WMBF)

Tuesday will see a bit more humidity and temperatures a degree or two warmer reaching into the upper 80s to near 90. As a weak cold front approaches, hit or thunderstorms are likely by the mid to later afternoon. A few of the storms could be fairly strong with frequent lightning and gusty winds. The chance of afternoon storms is 30%.

Humidity drops later this week.
Humidity drops later this week.(WMBF)

Wednesday will start to see some subtle changes as temperatures drop a degree or two and humidity starts to decrease. There will be a lingering 20% chance of a stray shower or two, but most areas stay rain-free.

Noticeably lower humidity arrives to end the week along with slightly cooler temperatures. Afternoon highs Thursday and Friday drop into the lower to middle 80s with mostly sunny skies and dry conditions.

A drier week ahead.
A drier week ahead.(WMBF)

Temperatures and humidity will start to increase again for the upcoming weekend.

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