FIRST ALERT: Shorts for Santa!
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Unseasonably mild weather will settle in for the Christmas holiday and beyond.
After a cold and frosty start to the day, temperatures will warm considerably by this afternoon. Last minute shoppers and travelers will be greeted by sunny skies and afternoon temperatures climbing into the lower to middle 60s.
Christmas Eve night will be calm and tranquil and not as cold as the last few nights. Temperatures will drop into the upper 40s and lower 50s with mostly clear skies and just a few areas of patchy fog.
Christmas Day will feel more like Easter with sunny skies and temperatures around 70 at the beach and into the lower 70s inland. Winds will be rather gusty from the south at times.
The unseasonably mild weather will last all the way through the end of the year with daytime temperatures in the upper 60s and lower 70s each afternoon.
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