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FIRST ALERT: Dry & mild tomorrow, rain chances are back by Friday

Published: May. 10, 2022 at 3:54 AM EDT|Updated: May. 10, 2022 at 12:51 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Another dry and cool evening ahead, however warm and humid air will returning by the end of the week.

TONIGHT

We’ll continue to stay quiet tonight with mostly clear skies. Winds from the north will continue to keep up cool this evening. Overnight lows are going to drop down in the mid 50s in the Grand Strand and low 50s inland.

TOMORROW

Highs will remain in the middle 70s through the middle of the week under partly cloudy skies.

Sunny and clear skies tomorrow. It will be breezy!
Sunny and clear skies tomorrow. It will be breezy!(WMBF)

Winds will remain breezy on Wednesday with a nice day on tap. It’s not until Thursday where both the clouds will increase and the rain chances will begin to work in for the evening hours. Highs inland will reach the upper 70s before our next rain chance moves in Thursday night.

OUR NEXT RAIN CHANCE

The same low pressure system that is bringing in the northerly winds today will work southwest toward Florida before being pulled north and sitting offshore by the end of the work week and into the weekend.

The rain chances increase by the time we go into the end of the week as a low pressure system...
The rain chances increase by the time we go into the end of the week as a low pressure system will move in from the south.(WMBF)

Rain chances will increase Thursday evening and pick up overnight into Friday morning. Friday will be a cloudy and damp day. Rain chances will increase from 30% Thursday evening to 70% on Friday. Off and on showers and storms are expected to move through the region with highs in the mid-upper 70s.

Off and on showers will become scattered in nature overnight Friday and into Saturday with another 40% chance of showers through the first half of the weekend. It’s still too early to talk specifics and timing but models are starting to have a better understanding of what the end of the week could look like.

Here's a look at what models say for rainfall totals for the area. A good amount of rain would...
Here's a look at what models say for rainfall totals for the area. A good amount of rain would go a long way for our drought.(WMBF)

The American Model (GFS) favors a heavier rainfall which would help the area with the drought we’ve been experiencing. The EURO keeps a good chunk of the area under an inch through the weekend. More to come over the next couple of days regarding those rainfall totals.

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