Rain expected to clear out with nice weekend weather ahead

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The highest chance for a wintry mix has passed for inland areas of the Lowcountry. Surface temperatures are warm enough Thursday morning to keep any frozen precipitation from accumulating.

Temperatures with the clouds and rain will stay in the upper 30's to low 40's Thursday morning and should reach the upper 40's by the afternoon. Clearing will begin to take hold this afternoon as the rain and wintry weather quickly moves off to the northeast. The evening and overnight hours should be clear and chilly with lows falling into the lower 30's.

Clouds are forecast to return Friday morning along the coastal counties as an area of low pressure develops well offshore. That will reintroduce a chance of light showers for the immediate coast and should help keep temps all day in the lower 50's.

Areas well inland should stay partly cloudy if not mostly sunny. Friday night looks really nice as we clear back out, temperatures fall into the mid 30s and winds stay light.

The weekend looks fantastic with nothing but sunshine and highs in the mid 60's both Saturday and Sunday. The milder weather lasts into next week too with Valentines Day on Monday looking sunny and mild with some of us close to 70.

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