FIRST ALERT: Chilly night ahead of a tranquil weekend forecast

A good weekend for outdoor plans.
A good weekend for outdoor plans.(WMBF)
Published: Jan. 6, 2023 at 3:53 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2023 at 3:08 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Seasonably cool weather will settle into the Carolinas through the weekend.

TONIGHT

Clear and moonlit skies will remain in place tonight as temperatures turn chilly. By daybreak Saturday, temperatures will drop into the upper 30s near 40 at the beaches and into the lower to middle 30s inland. Frost is likely for many inland areas.

Tonight will be the coldest night of 2023. Well, it's only beating six other nights...
Tonight will be the coldest night of 2023. Well, it's only beating six other nights...(WMBF)

SATURDAY

Saturday will turn out tranquil with a mix of sun and clouds and afternoon temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60. Clouds may tend to thicken at times by late in the day, but overall it’s a pleasant Saturday forecast. Saturday night’s temperatures won’t be quite as chilly as Friday night with overnight readings in the lower to middle 40s.

Temperatures stay in the 50s and 60s for the weekend. A nice weekend on tap with a few more...
Temperatures stay in the 50s and 60s for the weekend. A nice weekend on tap with a few more clouds on Sunday.(WMBF)

SUNDAY

A weak storm system passing primarily north of the region on Sunday will result in mostly cloudy to overcast skies at times. While it will be mostly cloudy, the risk of rain is slim, with just a 20% chance of an isolated sprinkle or two late in the day. Despite the clouds, temperatures will once again warm into the upper 50s to near 60.