Daily Forecast | The latest from WRDW/WAGT First Alert Chief Meteorologist Riley Hale
Higher rain chances Friday and Saturday, but looking drier Sunday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - This afternoon is looking to be hot and humid with highs reaching the low 90s and the heat index into the mid and upper 90s. Winds will be steady out of the southwest between 5-12 mph. Skies will be partly cloudy during the day. Isolated storms will be possible in the afternoon and evening. Severe weather is not expected. Rain could be heavy at times, but the flood threat looks low. Isolated showers will be possible overnight, but most of the area looks dry with partly to mostly cloudy skies and lows in the low 70s.
Lows early Friday will be back down in the low 70s with partly cloudy skies around sunrise. A backdoor front will be approaching the region Friday bringing better ingredients to see scattered showers and storms in the afternoon. Heavy rain and lightning will be the main threat with storms. Winds will be breezy out of the west-southwest between 10-15 mph.
Showers and storms will remain possible Saturday, mainly in the afternoon, as the backdoor front moves through the region by Sunday morning. Heavy rain and lightning will be the main threat with storms. Highs will be in the low 90s. Winds will be out of the northwest in the morning and turn out of the northeast in the afternoon. Wind should stay between 5-10 mph.
Rain chances currently look highest before lunchtime on Sunday with slightly drier air moving in behind the front Sunday afternoon. Most of the day Sunday should be dry for the CSRA with highs near 90. Winds will be out of the northeast between 5-10 mph.
Our pattern looks to turn drier and slightly hotter early next week. Highs Monday and Tuesday will be in the mid 90s with only a few isolated storms popping up in the afternoon. We could see a summer cool down by Thursday of next week. Keep it here for updates.
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