Our pattern looks hot and relatively dry over the next 7 days. Highs will be in the mid to low 90s through Thursday. Highs will increase to the upper 90s by Memorial Day weekend. The heat wave and low rain chances looks to continue into early next week.
Mostly clear skies tonight with lows dropping down to the upper 60s and low 70s. Wednesday will be hot again with highs reaching the mid 90s in Augusta and areas areas south. Aiken and areas north of I-20 will likely top out near 90 for highs on Wednesday. There is the potential for a few isolated storms to develop in the afternoon and evening, but most of the area looks dry.
Lows will be down near 70 by Thursday morning with patchy fog possible in the usual problem areas. Thursday's highs will be back in the mid to low 90s with a few isolated downpours in the afternoon.
Friday into the weekend will be extremely hot. Highs each day will be near record levels. Upper 90s to 100 is expected Friday through Memorial Day. This is heat that we have not seen in quite some time, so make sure you take proper precautions to keep you and your family safe. Stay hydrated, cool, and alert. Rain chances will be low for Memorial Day weekend.
The heat wave looks to continue past Memorial Day. Upper 90s and plenty of sun are expected early next week.
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