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Daily Forecast: The latest from WRDW/WAGT First Alert Meteorologist Anthony Carpino

Summer-like pattern continuing over the next several days with afternoon storm chances and high humidity.
Published: Jun. 9, 2021 at 3:07 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 3:16 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A few scattered storms will be possible this afternoon but coverage won’t be as widespread when compared to what we saw over the last few days. Severe storms are not expected by rain could be heavy at times and cause minor flooding issues. Tonight, temperatures will fall into the upper 60s and low 70s with partly cloudy skies by morning. Some locations may see mostly clear skies which will help to see the partial solar eclipse tomorrow morning at sunrise. The eclipse won’t be like what we saw back in 2017 with only 5% of the sun being covered by the moon, definitely remember to wear your eclipse glasses.

An upper level ridge will strengthen over the region by Thursday dropping our rain chances to more isolated coverage. Rain on Thursday should be mainly in the afternoon. Temperatures do look warmer Thursday afternoon in the mid to low 90s with the heat index getting into the upper 90s. Severe storms are not expected by rain could be heavy at times and cause minor flooding issues.

An upper level trough and surface front will start to move through the region Friday into Saturday bringing better coverage of showers and storms. Highs on Friday and Saturday should remain in the low 90s. Winds will be a little breezier Friday as a the surface front approaches the region. Winds will be out of the southwest between 10-15 mph.

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