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FIRST ALERT: Muggy with a few weekend downpours

Published: Jun. 25, 2021 at 3:58 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 1:36 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Summertime humidity will linger through the weekend with a few showers and storms at times.

Moisture will continue to stream into the area from the Atlantic resulting in high humidity, periods of clouds and the risk of passing showers and a few storms.

A few downpours will be possible tonight especially near the beaches. Temperatures will drop into the upper 60s well inland to the lower 70s along the coast.

Scattered showers Saturday.
Scattered showers Saturday.(WMBF)

Saturday will start off with a good chance of showers and storms along the Grand Strand through the first half of the day. As the seabreeze pushes inland by the afternoon, the better risk of downpours will also shift inland. Temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 80s by the afternoon.

Highs will be in the middle 80s with high humidity. Rain chances are isolated for Sunday.
Highs will be in the middle 80s with high humidity. Rain chances are isolated for Sunday.(WMBF)

The upper levels of the atmosphere dry out just enough for a reduction in rain chances for Sunday. Despite lingering high humidity, the risk of a shower drops to just 20%. Temperatures will once again return to the middle 80s.

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