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FIRST ALERT: More 70s ahead of rain chances and a cool down

Published: Dec. 16, 2021 at 4:08 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2021 at 3:06 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Unseasonably warm weather will continue through Saturday with temperatures remaining well above normal.

Tonight will be mostly clear and very mild. Temperatures will drop into the lower 50s inland and middle 50s along the beaches.

Friday will be another very warm day. Temperatures will reach the lower 70s along the beaches and middle 70s inland. Skies will turn mostly cloudy at times by the afternoon and evening.

Unseasonably warm again on Friday.
Unseasonably warm again on Friday.(WMBF)

The core of the warm weather is still forecast to arrive on Saturday when near record warmth is likely. As temperatures reach well into the 70s, records will be threatened at both Florence and Myrtle Beach.

Skies will turn mostly cloudy through the day Saturday and a few light sprinkles will be possible by the late afternoon and evening.

Highs will make a run for the record again this Saturday. Right now, forecast just to be a...
Highs will make a run for the record again this Saturday. Right now, forecast just to be a degree shy.(WMBF)

A cold front will move into the region early Sunday morning accompanied by cloudy skies and the chance of scattered showers at times. As colder air filters in behind the front, temperatures will likely slowly fall through the day. While morning temperatures will be in the lower 60s, afternoon readings will drop into the 50s.

A cold front will bring scattered showers to the region on Sunday and cooler weather to start...
A cold front will bring scattered showers to the region on Sunday and cooler weather to start next week.(WMBF)

Cooler weather lingers through early next week with an opportunity of more rain as a storms system likely passes near or just off shore on Tuesday or Wednesday.

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