FIRST ALERT: Big changes blow in this weekend
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - A strong cold front will blow through the area late Saturday ushering in a big change in the weather by Sunday.
Tonight will be clear and mild with a few areas of patchy fog at times. Temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 60s. Some patchy fog will be possible near sunrise on Saturday.
One final day of near record high temperatures will continue on Saturday. With mostly sunny skies and a gusty southwesterly breeze, highs will reach the middle to upper 80s before clouds and a few showers work into the region near sunset.
The strong cold front will enter the Pee Dee through the late afternoon hours on Saturday and the push into Horry County around sunset. Ahead of the front, a few fast moving showers will be likely but will only last about an hour or less in most locations. The cold front will push the showers off shore and allow for cooler weather to work in overnight and into Sunday morning.
Sunday morning will see temperatures in the upper 40s to lower 50s with clear skies and a gusty breeze. By the afternoon, temperatures will struggle to climb out of the upper 60s to near 70.
The coolest night so far this season will arrive by Sunday night with temperatures well down into the 40s to near 50.
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