FIRST ALERT: Mild Thanksgiving ahead of heavy rain for Black Friday

Published: Nov. 23, 2022 at 3:02 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 24, 2022 at 4:34 AM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Clouds linger through today with just a few showers before a soaking rain greets shoppers on Black Friday. Temperatures will remain mild through the weekend.

THANKSGIVING DAY

Mild this afternoon with a few light showers possible.
Mild this afternoon with a few light showers possible.(WMBF)

Happy Thanksgiving! Mostly cloudy skies will remain in place through the day today with clouds turning as thick as mom’s mashed potatoes at times by the afternoon. A few light showers or drizzle will be possible by later today.

Warmer weather will continue as afternoon highs climb well into the middle 60s at the beach and lower 60s inland.

BLACK FRIDAY SOAKER

Find a good deal on umbrellas. You’ll need it. A storm system will overspread the region on Black Friday with increasing rain. Early morning shoppers will be greeted with cloudy skies and a few showers along with mild temperatures in the 50s to near 60.

Rain and mild for Black Friday.
Rain and mild for Black Friday.(WMBF)

Spotty showers quickly turn into a soaking rain from mid morning through the afternoon. Some of the rain could be heavy at times and even a rumble of thunder is possible near the beaches. Despite the rain, temperatures will remain mild with afternoon highs in the middle and upper 60s.

Get ready for a Black Friday soaker.
Get ready for a Black Friday soaker.(WMBF)

THIS WEEKEND

The driest day this weekend ends up being Saturday featuring partly cloudy skies. Morning temperatures in the 40s will rebound into the lower 60s.

Another round of rain will arrive Sunday morning. Expect the rain to turn heavy at times from mid-morning Sunday into the afternoon. The rain will quickly end by the late afternoon with rapid clearing into the evening. Temperatures turn much warmer Sunday as we hit 70° through the afternoon.

Another round of rain arrives on Sunday.
Another round of rain arrives on Sunday.(WMBF)