FIRST ALERT: Much cooler through the weekend

Published: Dec. 15, 2022 at 2:53 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2022 at 4:26 AM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Much cooler and drier weather returns today and lingers into the weekend.


Sunny skies are back today along with a return to cooler weather. Afternoon highs will be seasonable today - topping out in the upper 50s.

Sunny and cooler.
Sunny and cooler.(WMBF)


A weak storm system develops to our south Saturday, helping to increase the cloud cover at times through the day. Despite the clouds, the forecast remains rain-free on Saturday. Temperatures will once again reach the middle to upper 50s by the afternoon.

Saturday night will see clear skies returning with overnight temperatures in the 30s to near 40.

Dry and cooler.
Dry and cooler.(WMBF)

Another round of cooler weather settles in by Sunday. With sunny skies, temperatures will struggle to climb into the upper 40s to right around 50. Sunday night will see temperatures dropping into the upper 20s to near 30.


A chilly and unsettled weather pattern shapes up for next week with a few systems offering the chance of a little rain at times. Temperatures will remain on the chilly side.

All eyes are on the Christmas holiday as a blast of Arctic air is looking more likely to spread across the US. High temperatures by the Christmas weekend will likely only reach the 30s with gusty winds and very nights.

Very cold air will likely overspread the region by Christmas.
Very cold air will likely overspread the region by Christmas.(WMBF)