FIRST ALERT: Rain ends, clearing and cooler to finish the week

Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 3:46 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 3:41 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Rain and the risk of strong storms will come to an end overnight as cooler and drier weather settles in for the rest of the week.

THIS EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT

Off and on showers and some heavier downpours will remain possible through the evening commute and through the late evening hours. While the risk of an isolated severe storms is very low, it’s not zero. A LEVEL 2 severe storm risk remains in place across the Grand Strand through late this evening.

Rain ends after midnight
Rain ends after midnight(WMBF)

By midnight, a cold front will sweep off shore and will push the rain and warm weather out to sea. Clearing skies arrive late tonight with a sharp drop in temperatures. By Thursday morning, temperatures will drop into the lower 40s at the beach and to near 40 inland.

REST OF THE WEEK

Cool and dry weather will continue to move into the area through the day on Thursday with mostly sunny skies and a gusty breeze. Temperatures will climb into the middle 50s.

Sunny, breezy and cooler on Thursday.
Sunny, breezy and cooler on Thursday.(WMBF)

Temperatures turn even cooler Thursday night into Friday morning with readings in the lower to middle 30s.

Friday will be the coolest day out of the next 7 as temperatures only reach to around 50 to 51 in the afternoon.

THIS WEEKEND

Clear and cool weather will remain in place on Saturday.

The next round of changes arrive on Sunday with thickening clouds and increasing chances of a few showers by the late afternoon. Temperatures will start to warm up once again - reaching to near 60 by Sunday afternoon.

Increasing clouds and turning milder by Sunday.
Increasing clouds and turning milder by Sunday.(WMBF)