COLUMBIA, S.C. — A freeze warning was issued early Friday morning by the National Weather Service. The warning is in effect for all of the Midlands from 3 AM to 9 AM Saturday.
An area of high pressure will continue to build into the area. This will bring some of the coldest temperatures of the season to the Midlands.
Friday will be sunny, breezy and dry. Temperatures will stay steady this afternoon, generally in the middle to upper 50s, but once the sun goes down temperatures will drop.
We are expecting lows in the upper 20s and lower 30s early Saturday morning. A freeze warning was issued for the Midlands Friday morning. This means sub-freezing temperatures are about to happen or are highly likely.
The freeze warning includes all of the Midlands.
Freezing temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation and damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.
It will remain cool Saturday afternoon. High temperatures will be in the middle 50s during the day under lots of sunshine.
If you are going to the South Carolina or Clemson football game Saturday, bundle up.
Temperatures at kickoff in Columbia will be in the middle to lower 40s. This will potentially be one of the coldest home kickoff temperatures on record for the Gamecocks.
Temperatures in Raleigh will be in the upper 30s to near 40° at kickoff under clear skies.
Another freeze is possible early Sunday morning, but temperatures will moderate a little Sunday afternoon. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s.
Veterans Day will be partly cloudy and mild with highs near 70 degrees.
Another cold front will move into the region Tuesday. There will be a chance for some rain. That cold front will bring in a reinforcing shot of colder air.
High temperatures Wednesday and Thursday may only top out in the upper 40s.