More news in the tropics! Plus, a few showers today before a BIG cool down arrives!

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A cold front is on the way! Remnants from Sally will bring us one or two showers through the area into Friday, but we’ll dry out for the weekend. Lows will drop back into the mid 60′s tonight with highs in the mid to low 70′s this weekend! Hello, Fall!

TROPICS:

HURRICANE TEDDY is a strong major hurricane and will approach eastern Bermuda into early Monday. No issues for us other than increasing swells. There is a MODERATE RISK of rip currents at our beaches this weekend. Use extreme caution if you’re near the water. Rip currents may be life threatening.

TROPICAL STORM WILFRED has formed in the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean. It may strengthen just a bit this weekend before dissipating next week.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION 22 will become a named system today or this weekend. This will become Alpha, the first letter in the Greek alphabet. We’ll continue to monitor the development of the system, but no issues for us right now.

SUBTROPICAL STORM ALPHA has formed off the coast of Portugal. Alpha will bring heavy rain to parts of northern Portugal and western Spain this weekend.

TONIGHT: Cooler tonight, mainly dry, LOW: 65.

SATURDAY: Breezy and cooler; HIGH: 74.

SUNDAY: Partly sunny, cool and pleasant, HIGH: 73.

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