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FIRST ALERT: Thawing out after the coldest morning in 4 years

Published: Jan. 22, 2022 at 5:24 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2022 at 6:16 AM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Temperatures will gradually warm for the next few days with a generally quiet weather pattern expected.

Temperatures Sunday morning were the coldest this area has seen in 4 years. The last time we had temperatures this cold was following the winter storm in early January 2018. The coldest readings this morning included 15 in Lumberton, 16 in Darlington, 18 in Florence, 19 in Conway and 20 in Myrtle Beach.

Sunday was the coldest morning in 4 years across the region.
Sunday was the coldest morning in 4 years across the region.(WMBF)

After the bitter cold start, temperatures will climb considerably through the day melting away any remaining ice and snow. Temperatures in most areas will climb to 45 by this afternoon.

We turn warmer than this weekend but remain cooler than normal
We turn warmer than this weekend but remain cooler than normal(WMBF)

Slightly warmer weather will continue into the new work week with the warmest weather arriving Tuesday and Wednesday with temperatures in the lower 50s. Daytime highs drop back into the 40s by the end of the week with overnight temperatures returning to the 20s. As of right now, no major storm systems are on the horizon.

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