FIRST ALERT: Showers and storms on Friday usher in beautiful weather for the weekend

Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 3:56 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 11, 2022 at 6:02 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A cold front will deliver scattered showers and storms to the region through Friday evening before pushing off shore and ushering in beautiful weather for the weekend.

FRIDAY

A cold front will continue to slowly push southward and into the area through the day. With plenty of lingering humidity ahead of the front, showers and storms will be likely at times. Rain chances will once will peak at 60% from mid morning Friday through the early evening, although a passing shower or storm will be possible at any point during the day. With more clouds around, the temperatures will be held down into the middle 80s.

Showers and storms are likely on Friday as a cold front drops into the area.
Showers and storms are likely on Friday as a cold front drops into the area.(WMBF)

HELLO, COLD FRONT!

The front will finally push through the area late Friday evening and then off shore by Friday night into Saturday morning. Rain chances will come to an end by Friday evening. Behind the front, a surge of much lower humidity and slightly cooler temperatures will arrive just in time for the weekend. Temperatures on both Saturday and Sunday will reach into the middle and upper 80s, but with the low humidity, the heat index will not be a factor. It will be sunny and rain-free through the weekend. Make plans to get outside this weekend!

Sunny and much less humid this weekend.
Sunny and much less humid this weekend.(WMBF)

BACK TO REALITY

The break from the humidity will only last about 48 hours as it comes surging back into the region by Monday of next week. With the humidity returning, so will the risk of pop up showers and storms at times through much of next week.

A significant drop in humidity arrives in time for the weekend.
A significant drop in humidity arrives in time for the weekend.(WMBF)

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