FIRST ALERT: Drying out and heating up

Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 3:53 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 2:56 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Rain chances will lower for the rest of the week as the region returns to a more typical summer-time weather pattern.

Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will remain possible through the late evening hours before the activity begins to diminish. Temperatures tonight will drop into the lower to middle 70s by Wednesday morning.

Turning dryer.
Turning dryer.(WMBF)

The upper levels of the atmosphere will start to dry out on Wednesday and result in much lower rain chances. The day will start off with some lingering clouds that give way to more sunshine by the afternoon. The risk of showers and and storms is much lower and most areas will stay dry through the day. Temperatures will warm into the middle and upper 80s through the afternoon.

The rest of the week will feature typical summer conditions. Temperatures each day will climb into the upper 80s and lower 90s. With high humidity in place, the heat index will climb to around 100 or slightly higher each afternoon. Daily storm chances will remain low at 20%.

Turning hot this week.
Turning hot this week.(WMBF)

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