FIRST ALERT: Tranquil Thursday ahead of next big drop
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Quiet weather settles in on Thursday ahead of the next drop in temperatures. Active weather continues into next week.
Tonight will see skies continuing to clear and the risk of a little patchy fog at times through Thursday morning. Temperatures will drop into the upper 30s to near 40 inland and into the lower 40s along the Grand Strand.
Thursday will see a mix of sun and clouds through the day and mild temperatures. Afternoon readings will climb to around 60.
The next cold front arrives late Thursday night into Friday morning and will bring the risk of a sprinkle or stray shower overnight Thursday. Behind the front, another round of much colder weather settles in.
After starting off the day in the upper 30s and lower 40s, Friday afternoon temperatures will only climb into the upper 40s with a gusty northwest wind at times.
Saturday will be another chilly day with morning temperatures in the upper 20s and lower 30s and only climbing into the lower to middle 40s by the afternoon.
The next big round of changes arrives early next week. Sunday will see a dramatic rebound in temperatures as we climb back into the upper 60s to near 70. Rain chances will start to increase by late in the day as the next strong cold front arrives.
By Monday, rain will be ending and cold air will start to pour into the region. Temperatures may fall through the day on Monday and then bottom out by Tuesday and Wednesday when afternoon temperatures only reach to near 40. Nighttime temperatures will drop well into the 20s.
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