Still pack the rain gear if you have any outdoor obligations, but most of this weekend will stay dry.
Today will feature partly sunny skies with the slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm.
Friday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
In the extended outlook, clouds will increase with a chance of some scattered showers and thunderstorms on Monday.
With the clouds/rain Saturday, highs will likely be in the 70s; then Sunday, with the sunshine, we pop back into the 80s.
Wildfires burning in the region, combined with the hot and dry weather, have combined to cause air quality to reach unhealthy levels due to smoke and ozone at times through Friday morning.
Highs on Saturday will top out in the upper 70s to around 80 and be in similar territory on Sunday.
This is as a cold front will push south through the Mid-South.
Friday looks to be another hot day, being partly sunny with a high near 91 and a heat index around 100. Rain chance 50%. Highs near 88°. Showers and thunderstorms pop up during the afternoon. Should we see any severe storms, damaging wind gusts and locally heavy rainfall will be the primary threat. The rest of the day will be primarily cloudy with an ongoing chance for showers. "Many locations could see over 2" of rain.
After a wet start to the work week, the Piedmont and Triad got a bit of a break from the showers and storms Wednesday and Thursday.
High tide on Hilton Head Island will be between six and a half feet and eight feet, and low tide will be between a negative quarter foot and a little over a half foot. At night, temperatures will bottom out in the 50s, great for sleeping!
Next week at least one of the two long term models indicates a chance of storms sometime on Monday and Tuesday however with trends from models this week will keep the storm chance out for Tuesday but will continue monitoring trends.
A low around 65 Sunday night, with mostly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Shoreline towns will be somewhat cooler with the influence of the Sound, with temperatures in the lower 80s during the afternoons.
Lows will be in the lower 60s during that stretch.