FIRST ALERT: Cold and frosty night ahead

Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 3:55 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 3:35 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Cold air will settle into the region tonight and make for a frosty start to Tuesday. Another rain-maker is set to move through the area on Wednesday.

TONIGHT

Clearing skies and colder temperatures will continue to settle into the region behind Sunday’s soaker. Temperatures will fall quickly tonight with readings dropping into the upper 20s to lower 30s. With plenty of moisture left behind from Sunday’s rain, frost will be thick and widespread early Tuesday morning.

Get ready for a colder night! Lows drop down into the 20s and 30s tonight.
Get ready for a colder night! Lows drop down into the 20s and 30s tonight.(WMBF)

TOMORROW

After a cold and frosty start to the day, a seasonable chill will remain in place on Tuesday. Afternoon temperatures will climb into the middle 50s by the afternoon.

NEXT RAIN CHANCE

Our next round of rain will arrive on Wednesday. An incoming low pressure system will move across the Ohio Valley, dragging a cold front through the Carolinas by Wednesday afternoon and through the evening. Showers and even a few storms will be possible along the cold front as the rain begins during the afternoon and continues into Wednesday evening.

The next round of rain arrives on Wednesday.
The next round of rain arrives on Wednesday.(WMBF)

The Storm Prediction Center has highlighted our area in a LEVEL 1 severe weather threat for Wednesday. Right now, a few strong wind gusts could be possible with a few embedded thunderstorms, but no widespread or significant severe weather is expected.

A surge of very warm air will also accompany the wet weather with Wednesday’s temperatures climbing into the upper 60s to near 70.

A LEVEL 1 risk is out for Wednesday. Gusty winds are the main threat but an isolated tornado...
A LEVEL 1 risk is out for Wednesday. Gusty winds are the main threat but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.(WMBF)