A cold front will approach the region today bringing much higher storm chances and cooler high temperatures. Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected this afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals could exceed 2" in areas that get under heavier storms. Highs in the afternoon will be below normal in the upper 80s to near 90. Severe weather chances are low, but a few storms could produce damaging wind, especially in South Carolina. Minor flooding will also be possible across the region.
The cold front that brings storms today will move south of the CSRA on Wednesday. This will usher in cooler and drier air to the CSRA. Temperatures Wednesday morning are expected to be in the upper 60s. Highs on Wednesday will be in the mid to upper 80s for most of the region.
Thursday looks like the best day of the week with low humidity and below normal highs. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s Thursday morning then increase to the upper 80s for highs. Most of the region stays dry Thursday with a mix of sun and clouds.
More seasonal flow returns to the region by the weekend with highs returning to the lower 90s and scattered storms in the afternoon.
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