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FIRST ALERT: Scattered showers return Thursday

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:58 AM EDT|Updated: May. 11, 2022 at 3:20 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Low pressure over the Atlantic will drift closer to the South Carolina coast by Thursday and Friday bringing increasing chances of showers and a few thunderstorms.

TONIGHT

Mostly clear skies this evening will gradually turn mostly cloudy by late tonight. Temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 50s.

THURSDAY

With low pressure moving closer to the coast on Thursday, the risk of showers and a few thunderstorms will increase. A few isolated showers will be possible through the morning with better chances arriving during the afternoon and evening. It will not be a steady rain, instead, expect passing showers and a few downpours. Some brief bouts of sun will be likely between the showers. Temperatures will climb into the lower to middle 70s.

Showers will increase through the day on Thursday.
Showers will increase through the day on Thursday.(WMBF)

FRIDAY

More of the same is expected on Friday with low pressure weakening over the region. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will be likely at times. No severe weather or widespread heavy rain is expected. Temperatures will warm into the middle to upper 70s.

Showers chances peak Thursday and Friday.
Showers chances peak Thursday and Friday.(WMBF)

THIS WEEKEND

Low pressure will continue to weaken and pull away from the area this weekend resulting in a decreasing chance of showers and storms. Rain chances on Saturday will decrease to just 20% with temperatures warming into the upper 70s to lower 80s.

Turning warmer and dry this weekend.
Turning warmer and dry this weekend.(WMBF)

By Sunday, the forecast turns dry with mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures as afternoon readings climb into the lower to middle 80s.

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