FIRST ALERT: Seasonable weather ahead of late week changes

Published: Jan. 9, 2023 at 3:27 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 9, 2023 at 3:13 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Mainly clear skies and seasonable weather will continue through Tuesday before the next system brings changing temperatures and rain to end the week.

TONIGHT

Clear skies and light winds will allow temperatures to turn quite cold overnight. Temperatures along the Grand Strand will drop into the middle and upper 30s. Inland areas will drop to near or below freezing. Frost is likely in many areas early Tuesday morning.

Clear skies and seasonably cold.
Clear skies and seasonably cold.(WMBF)

TUESDAY

A sunny and seasonable day is on tap for Tuesday with afternoon temperatures in the upper 50s to near 60.

Sunny and seasonable
Sunny and seasonable(WMBF)

REST OF THE WEEK

Sunshine continues for Wednesday and Thursday with climbing temperatures each day. Highs will go from the lower 60s on Wednesday to the upper 60s to near 70 on Thursday.

Our next weather-maker arrives overnight Thursday and into Friday morning. A strong cold front will move through the area late Thursday night and will accompanied by a band of rain, downpours and possibly a few thunderstorms.

The next round of rain arrives Thursday night and early Friday morning.
The next round of rain arrives Thursday night and early Friday morning.(WMBF)

The strong front will push off shore by daybreak Friday and be followed by a brief surge of much cooler weather. Daytime temperatures will likely fall slowly through the 50s on Friday with a gusty wind. High temperatures on Saturday will only reach the upper 40s - the coldest weather we’ve seen since the Christmas cold snap.

A brief round of much colder air arrives Friday through Saturday.
A brief round of much colder air arrives Friday through Saturday.(WMBF)