FIRST ALERT: FREEZE WARNING tonight, milder weather quickly returns later this week
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Freezing temperatures in most areas tonight will give way to a significant warming trend by the end of the week.
A FREEZE WARNING is effect tonight for all inland areas. In the warning areas, temperatures will fall to 29 to 32 degrees. Sensitive and early blooming plants will neeed to be protected. Along the beaches, temperatures will stay above freezing but will still be cold enough for patchy frost with temperatures in the lower to middle 30s.
After a cold and frosty start to the day, temperatures will start to rebound by the afternoon. With sunny skies through the day, afternoon readings will climb into the lower 60s.
Temperatures will begin to quickly climb for the rest of the week and eventually end up above normal from Thursday through the upcoming weekend. Wednesday’s temperatures will reach the upper 60s to near 70. By Thursday, temperatures reach the lower to middle 70s. The warmest weather arrives Friday into Saturday when coastal temperatures will reach the upper 70s to near 80 while inland areas climb all the way into the lower to middle 80s.
Our next rain chance for the week will hold off until Saturday as an approaching cold front brings a round of showers. Right now, that rain chance looks limited with a 20% chance of rain. The weekend will feature highs in the low-mid 70s for the beaches. Inland locations will be in the upper 70s to around 80°. Sunday will be a touch cooler but still quite mild.
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