FIRST ALERT: Strong storms this evening

Lowering rain chances and increasing heat through the weekend.

Weekend Events: Grab the rain jacket or umbrella

  FIRST ALERT: Showers and storms at times through the weekend

  FIRST ALERT: Steamy and stormy Fourth of July

FIRST ALERT: Even more humid Wednesday, storm chances increasing for July 4th

First Alert: Drought conditions continue, no significant rainfall in the next seven days

First Alert: Heat and humidity head back up through the weekend.

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  FIRST ALERT: Brief break from humidity Wednesday

  FIRST ALERT: Hot and humid weather to continue

  FIRST ALERT: Summer officially begins with a brief break in humidity

  FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Severe storms will rapidly develop through the evening

Weekend Events: First weekend of summer looks to be a toasty one

  FIRST ALERT: Humidity, storm chances creep up for Wednesday

FIRST ALERT: Typical summer weather this week

Hot and humid with a few storms this week.

Weekend Events: Comfortable weather expected for any plans

Have plans for the weekend? Here's some events and the forecast for what you can expect!

First Alert: Despite this week’s rain, drought conditions continue

The latest update on the drought is out for South Carolina and North Carolina.

Weekend Events: Dodging showers and storms for any plans

Have plans for the weekend? Here's what you can expect for those plans.

  FIRST ALERT: On and off rain chances through the weekend

FIRST ALERT: Severe drought conditions develop in parts of South Carolina

  FIRST ALERT: A few severe storms possible later today

  FIRST ALERT: Brief break from humidity followed by rising rain chances

  FIRST ALERT: Dry start to the week, but increasing rain chances on the way

Weekend Events: Isolated showers and storms continue with the heat

  FIRST ALERT: Heat eases a bit, a few strong storms this afternoon

Not as hot today with a few storms possible.

  FIRST ALERT: Enhanced fire risk, drought conditions worsen

Dry conditions continue with very little relief over the next few days.

  FIRST ALERT: Record-shattering heat continues Wednesday

It will be another record day on Wednesday with warm temperatures.

  FIRST ALERT: Another record-breaking day of heat

Record-breaking heat will continue.

  FIRST ALERT: Prolonged stretch of unusual heat starts today

Record heat sets in today.

FIRST ALERT: NOAA issues 2019 hurricane season forecast

NOAA has issued its 2019 hurricane season outlook.

  FIRST ALERT: Holiday weekend heat wave

The hottest weather so far this year still set to arrive over the holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Weekend: Record heat possible, humidity reminds us of summer

Heat and humidity return for Memorial Day weekend. Here's a look at what you need to know for your plans.

  FIRST ALERT: Higher humidity lasts for several days

Not only is the heat around this weekend but the unseasonably warm weather looks to stick around for the next week.

Weekend Events: Summer warmth will provide for humid afternoons

Have plans for the weekend? Here's the forecast for some events happening across the area this weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Heat and humidity return, summer warmth expected this weekend

An increase in the humidity is expected for the end of the week and into the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: From early spring to mid-summer

Temperatures and humidity will quickly increase through the weekend as a more summer-like weather pattern returns.

  First Alert: Bright, cool and low humidity

Sunny skies and low humidity will be the main story for the new week. Here's a look at the details.

  FIRST ALERT: Drying out and falling humidity

After two rounds of storms on Mother’s Day, we are calming down and cooling down for the new work week.

FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY SUNDAY: Isolated severe storms possible

A few severe storms are possible on Sunday.

Why you shouldn’t only use a hurricane’s “Category” in determining your emergency plan

A look at how hurricane categories are calculated and how you should interpret them.

  FIRST ALERT: More humid with weekend storms at times

More humid with a few showers and storms.

  FIRST ALERT: Sunny and warm Thursday, a few weekend downpours on tap

Humidity increases as we head toward the weekend. With an approaching cold front, a few isolated to scattered showers are possible for the afternoon hours.

Weekend Events: Humidity returns along with a few storm chances

Have plans for the weekend? It will be warm and humid with a few scattered showers and storms.

  First Alert: Sunshine continues today, humidity returns later this week

Humidity will remain low for one more day before it begins to increase. Rain chances will slowly return to the forecast as we approach the weekend.

  First Alert: Pleasant Tuesday forecast ahead of higher humidity

Lower humidity and sunshine will continue through the middle of the week. As we head toward the weekend, the combination of increasing humidity and a cold front will bring back scattered shower chances.

  FIRST ALERT: Mild with lower humidity to start the week

Lower humidity to start the week.

  FIRST ALERT: Scattered storms this weekend, chance of stronger storms Saturday

A few showers and storms at times.

  FIRST ALERT: Scattered showers return tomorrow, more rain chances into the weekend

Warm again today with better shower chances to finish the week.

Weekend Events: Dodging a few scattered showers and storms

Have plans for the weekend? We will have to dodge a few showers and storms for events happening Friday through Sunday.

FIRST ALERT: Chance of tropical development near the Bahamas lowers

There is a slight chance of tropical development over the next few days.

  FIRST ALERT: Warming continues today, risk of showers and storms this weekend

Warming trend continues Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT: Summer-like week ahead

Summer-like temperatures this week.

FIRST ALERT: Staying windy, increased fire danger tomorrow

Drier and less windy.

  FIRST ALERT: Sunny streak ends Friday, as showers and a few storms arrive

Near record warmth continues today.

  FIRST ALERT: Hint of summer the next few days, a few Friday showers and storms

Near record warmth the next two days.

  Ten years later: Weather conditions helped fuel destructive Hwy. 31 wildfire

Monday marks 10 years since the massive wildfire in Horry County that burned nearly 200 homes, making it one of the biggest fires crews in the Grand Strand have ever fought.

  NWS: EF-0 Tornado confirmed in Florence County from Friday’s storms

A team from the National Weather Service conducted a damage survey Saturday, near Olanta in western Florence County. They determined damage was associated with a weak tornado, with maximum winds of 80 MPH.

  Emergency officials urge caution as rip current risk remains high during weekend

The severe weather moved out of the Grand Strand Friday night but the risk for rip currents will remain high heading into the weekend.

  Trees down, crashes keep Grand Strand, Pee Dee crews busy during severe weather

An intense storm Friday afternoon pummeled the Grand Strand and Pee Dee, which toppled trees, downed power lines and caused dangerous driving conditions.

WATCH LIVE: Severe thunderstorm warning continues for Grand Strand, Pee Dee

Watches and warnings are in effect as severe weather impacts area.

  FIRST ALERT: Upgraded risk of severe storms, isolated tornado today

Severe storms are possible for Friday. The WMBF First Alert Weather Team continues to watch the latest trends to prepare you for the storms.

  FIRST ALERT: Big warm up today, Friday storm risk on the rise

Sunshine continues for the next couple of days before another system brings potential severe weather for Friday.

Strong winds create otherworldly sand formations on Outer Banks beach

On Sunday, Cape Lookout National Seashore posted photos to Facebook of “cool looking and unusually large sand pedestals” found at the north end of the North Core Banks.

  Eight years later: Remembering the 2011 Carolinas tornado outbreak

On April 16, 2011, a very complex and dynamic weather system pushed through the area.

  FIRST ALERT: Bright sun, low humidity continue

Cooler and less humid weather continues today.

FIRST ALERT: Tornado Watch cancelled. Still watching overnight storms

Have weekend plans? You will have to dodge a few showers and storms as we work into the next couple of days.

  FIRST ALERT: Pop up showers at times through the weekend

Rain chances return as we head into Friday.

  FIRST ALERT: Beautiful Thursday followed by more shower and storm chances

Mild conditions continue through Thursday, scattered rain chances return this weekend. Meteorologist Sean Bailey has the latest weather information in your forecast update.

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies, windy and mild today

Drier air and a gusty wind move in today.

  FIRST ALERT: Warming continues today, showers move in tomorrow

Warmer weather continues today.

  FIRST ALERT: Welcome back, spring

Sunny and warmer weather continues.

  FIRST ALERT: Much cooler today, miserable Tuesday on the way

Cooler today with wind and rain arriving Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT: Big warming trend through the weekend

Much warmer weather will continue to move into the region through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Turning warmer into the weekend

The most recent round colder weather will turn much warmer through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Cold and windy morning, late week warm up

A winter-like chill will remain in place through Thursday morning before a big warm up arrives late in the week and into the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Gusty winds and much cooler

Much colder weather blows in today.

  FIRST ALERT: Rain tonight and 20° plummet in Tuesday temperatures

Showers and storms tonight.

FIRST ALERT: Increasing clouds tonight, increasing rain chances Monday

Sunny skies through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT: Clearing skies today, a few showers and wind tonight

Clearing skies return today.

FIRST ALERT: A few showers, gusty and cool

Cloudy and breezy with a few light showers at times today.

FIRST ALERT: Breezy and cool Tuesday, rain chances increasing Wednesday

Breezy and cool today.

FIRST ALERT: Cool and dry for most of the week

Cooler weather continues this week.