FIRST ALERT: Mild weather the rest of the week, cool and damp weekend on the way

Published: Feb. 7, 2023 at 3:33 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 7, 2023 at 3:52 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Mild and spring-like weather will continue the next few days before rain returns on Friday and lingers through the weekend.


Mostly clear skies are on tap tonight with milder temperatures. Readings will drop to near 50 at the beach and into the middle and upper 40s inland. A few areas of patchy fog will be possible.


Fair skies and milder.
Fair skies and milder.(WMBF)

Mild weather continues to surge into our area for Wednesday with a few more clouds around during the afternoon hours. Temperatures will start out in the 40s to near 50 and climb into the upper 60s for the beaches to right around 70° for inland areas. Wednesday will be another day to capitalize on the sunshine and warmer weather with some time outside.

Spring-like and mild.
Spring-like and mild.(WMBF)


More clouds will roll in on Thursday, but that won’t stop temperatures from climbing into the upper 60s to right around 70° for the beaches. Inland areas will soar into the low to mid 70s as clouds thicken up through the afternoon hours. A stray shower will be possible late Thursday afternoon and evening as moisture starts to stream into the region.

A cold front will push into the region on Friday will be accompanied by off and on rain through the day. The steadiest rain likely arrives from midday through the afternoon and evening. Ahead of the front and despite the rain, it will be another very warm day with afternoon temperatures in the upper 60s.

Rain moves in on Friday.
Rain moves in on Friday.(WMBF)

It now looks like an area of low pressure will develop in the upper atmosphere this weekend. This will keep wet and unsettled weather in place through much of the weekend.

Off and on showers will be likely through the day Saturday with the potential of more soaking rain. Temperatures will only reach the lower to middle 50s.

Rain lingers on Saturday.
Rain lingers on Saturday.(WMBF)

Additions rounds of rain and showers will be likely Saturday night through at least midday Sunday as temperatures cool further to around 50.

Rainfall totals this weekend could reach 1 to 2 inches across the region.

Showers will likely continue into Sunday.
Showers will likely continue into Sunday.(WMBF)