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FIRST ALERT: Cool temperatures and stray showers through the weekend

Unseasonably cool temperatures will continue tonight and will likely impact any plans for folks this weekend.

FIRST ALERT: A few showers Thursday

FIRST ALERT: Warm with a few late day showers on Wednesday

FIRST ALERT: Warm Tuesday ahead of a few mid-week showers

  FIRST ALERT: A few more showers before dry weather returns

  FIRST ALERT: Off and on rain chances will continue through the weekend

FIRST ALERT: A few weekend showers and storms

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FIRST ALERT: A few showers and storms through the weekend

  FIRST ALERT: Colorado State issues 2021 hurricane season forecast

FIRST ALERT: Remaining mild, a few showers by Friday

FIRST ALERT: Warm weather continues

FIRST ALERT: Warming trend continues

FIRST ALERT: Warming trend arrives for the new week

  FIRST ALERT: Chilly and sunny start to the weekend

After a cold and frosty start to Saturday, temperatures will remain well below average across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: Chilly start to the weekend

It’s a cold start to our morning with temperatures in the 30s on this second day of April.

FIRST ALERT: FREEZE WARNING tonight

Freeze Warning tonight.

FIRST ALERT: Evening storms, gusty winds and a big temperature drop

A strong cold front brings a variety of weather changes over the next 24 hours.

FIRST ALERT: Showers and storms return Wednesday

FIRST ALERT: Tranquil Tuesday followed by mid week rain chances

  FIRST ALERT: Warm, muggy and windy today ahead of storm chances this evening

FIRST ALERT: Spring-like weather returns this weekend

  FIRST ALERT: Scattered showers and storms through the weekend

FIRST ALERT: A few showers and storms through the weekend

FIRST ALERT: Soaring temperatures and a few rain chances through the weekend

Mild weather continues through the weekend with a few showers and storms at times.

FIRST ALERT: Warming up to end the week

Mild weather moves in for the rest of the week.

FIRST ALERT: Lingering clouds and gusty breezes

Mostly cloudy skies and a few sprinkles linger for Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT: Another dreary day before warmer weather makes a return

Cloudy skies, off and on rain, and cool temperatures make a return for the second half of the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: A cool, cloudy, and windy first day of spring

Unseasonably cool temperatures, breezy winds, and a few showers are all in the forecast for the first official day of spring.

NWS confirms three tornadoes touched down in North Carolina from Thursday’s severe weather

Preliminary NWS Tornado damage survey revealed the tornadoes.

FIRST ALERT: Cloudy, cool, breezy weekend

Cloudy and cool this weekend.

FIRST ALERT: Severe threat ends, cooler weather returns

Cooler and more stable for Friday and the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Significant severe weather event later today

Strong to severe storms are possible Thursday.

FIRST ALERT: Clouds linger Wednesday, severe storms possible Thursday

Mild weather Wednesday with a chance of severe storms on Thursday.

Download the WMBF News First Alert Weather app

Stay up-to-date with the forecast at all times by downloading the WMBF First Alert Weather app.

FIRST ALERT: Rain returns Tuesday, severe storms possible Thursday

Showers will be likely on Tuesday with a risk of strong to severe storms on Thursday.

  FIRST ALERT: Active pattern takes shape into the new week

Spring-like temperatures continue into the second half of the weekend along the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: A mild Saturday before Sunday showers

A beautiful start to the weekend is on the way for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

FIRST ALERT: Slightly cooler weekend ahead

Slightly cooler weather returns this weekend.

FIRST ALERT: Spring-like weather through the weekend

Warm weather continues through the weekend.

FIRST ALERT: Sunshine and warmth continues

Mild weather continues through the end of the week.

  Know your safe space: Staying safe during a tornado

Severe Weather Awareness Week continues and First Alert Meteorologist Andrew Dockery is looking into tornado safety.

FIRST ALERT: Spring-like warmth continues

Mild weather continues through the end of the week.

  Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes spawned from hurricanes

Tropical storms and hurricanes have been responsible for the most tornadoes in our area over the last few years.

Brunswick County ends state of emergency due to Feb. 15 tornado

Brunswick County has terminated the state of emergency that was declared by the county in the wake of the deadly EF-3 tornado that struck the Ocean Ridge Plantation community near Ocean Isle Beach last month.

FIRST ALERT: Week-long warming trend

Warming up this week.

FIRST ALERT: Sunny and cool Sunday, spring-like temperatures ahead

After a frosty and chilly start to our morning, clear skies and sunshine will help to warm temperatures up as we head throughout the rest of our weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Cool and cloudy start to the weekend

After a breezy and overcast start to the weekend, cool temperatures will continue into this afternoon.

FIRST ALERT: Cool weekend ahead

Dry and cooler weather returns Friday through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Breezy and cooler today, plenty of sunshine

Highs will be cooler today and into the weekend as northerly winds blow into the area. Here's your First Alert to the weekend forecast.

FIRST ALERT: Much needed drying trend

Dry weather is moving in.

FIRST ALERT: Soaking rain returns

Rain returns tonight before ending midday Wednesday.

FIRST ALERT: Cloudy and much cooler

Cloudy and much cooler on Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT: Another warm day before changes arrive into the new week

After a foggy and mild start to our day, a cloudy and warm day is on tap for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: Warm, spring-like weekend ahead

Warm temperatures take shape this weekend with the return of spring-like weather across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: Cloudy with a few showers lingering through the weekend

Our forecast continues to change for the weekend and you're looking at some spring-like temperatures with a few lingering showers. Here's what you need to know for those weekend plans.

FIRST ALERT: Showers and cooler temperatures return

Rain chances increase as we head into the weekend!

FIRST ALERT: Waccamaw River, Intracoastal Waterway to crest in the coming days

Latest River levels.

FIRST ALERT: Another mild day ahead of next rain-maker

Another nice day Thursday.

  VIDEO: Recent rain brings flooding once again to Rosewood neighborhood in Socastee

Residents of the Rosewood neighborhood in Socastee are once again dealing with flooding.

  ‘Stay out of floodwaters’: Horry police conducting water patrols as flooding continues

Horry County police have a message for curiosity seekers – don’t head into flooded areas.

  FIRST ALERT: Spring-like weather continues, 70s expected for some today

We're looking at another nice day on tap before changes arrive for the weekend. Here's a look at your First Alert forecast to start the day.

  ‘I want to get out of here’: Flooding continues for neighborhood along Waccamaw River

Residents living in the Lee’s Landing area near Conway continue to deal with flooding from recent rain.

FIRST ALERT: Waccamaw River continues to slowly rise

Flooding and high water issues continue from the recent rainfall.

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies, warm and dry weather returns

Sunshine returns today with warmer weather and breezy winds.

  ‘We’re neglected’: Residents overwhelmed as rising river levels lead to flooding across area

Rising river levels continue to lead to flooding across portions of the Grand Strand and the Pee Dee.

FIRST ALERT: River levels rising, flooding worsens along Waccamaw, Intracoastal

Rivers continue to rise following recent rain.

  FIRST ALERT: Rain chances to start the week

Rain chances increase today as we start off the new work week. Here's what you need to know.

  FIRST ALERT: Sunshine today before rain returns into the new week

As the weekend comes to a close, clear skies and sunshine will continue for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: Clear and cool weekend

After a chilly start to the morning across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, more cool temperatures are on the way for this weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Wet weather continues today before improvements this weekend

We’re expecting more wet weather as we end the week across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  Deputies out helping residents, pets as Lumber River rises above flood stage in Robeson County

Robeson County officials are warning residents about ponding and flooding on roadways due to heavy rainfall.

FIRST ALERT: Widespread rain to end the work week

Widespread rain continues as we head towards the rest of tonight and into Friday.

  FIRST ALERT: Flash Flood Watch issued, soggy forecast over next 36 hours

Rounds of heavy rain has prompted a Flash Flood Watch through Friday. It's a nasty forecast and we're giving you the First Alert to what you can expect over the next 36 hours.

  ‘We’re thinking about you’: N.C. Gov. Cooper tours community hit by EF-3 tornado

The EF-3 storm, which hit late Monday night, is being blamed for three deaths and 10 injuries.

  FIRST ALERT: A break today, rain and storms return on Thursday

We get a brief break for Wednesday before another round of showers and storms arrives for Thursday and Friday.

  ‘Came out of nowhere’: Brunswick Co. residents describe frightening moments when deadly tornado hit

Several families in Brunswick County said they’re in a state of shock after a deadly tornado tore through their community late Monday night.

FIRST ALERT: National Weather Service confirms EF-3 tornado in Brunswick County

The National Weather Service has confirmed the tornado in Brunswick County, NC.

FIRST ALERT: Dry Wednesday, rain and storms return Thursday

Dry weather continues on Wednesday before rain returns on Thursday.

FIRST ALERT: More rain and risk of strong storms tonight

Showers and potentially strong storms return overnight.

  FIRST ALERT: Soggy forecast into the new week

It’s another cold and wet start to our morning across the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold and wet weekend ahead

Widespread rain and chilly temperatures will last throughout this weekend for the Grand Strand and Pee Dee.