FIRST ALERT: Drier air, sunshine to end the work week

Sunny and rain free!
Sunny and rain free!(WMBF)
Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 4:08 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2022 at 4:10 PM EDT
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Mostly sunny skies and drier forecast will settle in for the rest of the week.

The atmosphere over the Carolinas continues to dry out leading to mostly clear skies and a generally rain-free forecast through Friday. A seasonable, late summer weather pattern settles in for the Labor Day Weekend.

THURSDAY

For the first time in a long time, skies will be mostly sunny from sunrise through sunset on Thursday. It will be a rain-free day as afternoon temperatures climb into the upper 80s to near 90.

Just a few showers possible.
Just a few showers possible.(WMBF)

FRIDAY

Friday will once again feature plenty of sunshine early in the day, but the atmosphere will gradually moisten up a bit by the afternoon. This will lead to a bit more in the way of cloud cover and just a very slight chance of a stray shower. Rain chances will only reach 20% through the afternoon.

LABOR DAY WEEEKND

Outside plans for the Labor Day weekend can be kept in place as the weather looks to cooperate. While humidity will increase and bring a few showers. No widespread, long lasting or heavy rain is expected. A few showers and storms will be possible on Saturday with chances at 30%. Any isolated showers and storms will fire up in the afternoon and quickly dissipate by sunset.

The Labor Day weekend will only feature a stray shower or storm and not enough to cancel or...
The Labor Day weekend will only feature a stray shower or storm and not enough to cancel or disrupt any outside plans.(WMBF)

Sunday will be a dry day with plenty of sunshine and temperatures returning to the 80s.

Labor Day itself will see just a 20% chance of a stray shower or storm and temperatures in the middle to upper 80s.

Just a few showers possible.
Just a few showers possible.(WMBF)