FIRST ALERT: More heat and slightly better chance of a storm on Wednesday

Heat and humidity continue.
Heat and humidity continue.(WMBF)
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 3:24 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 3:57 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The typical summer weather pattern continues through the end of the week with high heat and humidity and a few storms from time to time.

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday will feature another hot and humid day typical of this time of the year. Morning temperatures in the 70s to near 80 will soar into the lower to middle 90s inland and to near 90 along the beaches. High humidity will push the heat index to 100 to 105 from midday through the late afternoon.

Hot and humid.
Hot and humid.(WMBF)

A slightly better chance of afternoon and evening storms arrives Wednesday. The best chance will be early in the afternoon near the beaches as the sea breeze develops. The higher chances will then shift inland through the late afternoon and into the evening.

A few afternoon storms are possible.
A few afternoon storms are possible.(WMBF)

REST OF THE WEEK

Plenty of heat and humidity will continue through the end of the week. Daytime temperatures will remain steady in the upper 80s to lower 90s with the heat index near or just over 100 each afternoon. A few storms will be possible each day but no widespread rain or storms are in the forecast. Daily storm chances will remain around 20%.

THIS WEEKEND

No big changes in the weekend forecast with more heat and humidity. However, the heat will ease off a degree or two for afternoon temperatures generally in the upper 80s to near 90. The heat index will remain near 100 with a stray storm or two possible at times.

Hot and humid for the tax free shoppers this weekend.
Hot and humid for the tax free shoppers this weekend.(WMBF)

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