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Latest on potential for wintry weather in South Carolina this weekend

The weather late Saturday and Sunday will have to be monitored.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina and the Midlands have a possibility of some wintry weather, although it's still a little too early to say definitively what, if any, effects we'll see here in the Midlands. 

As for the next day or two we'll start Thursday in the lower 30s and we'll get into the upper 50s during the day. 

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The forecast models have indicated a small chance of an isolated shower late in the day Thursday, but most of the area will probably not get any rain.

High pressure will begin to build in from the northeast. This will allow some colder air to move south along the eastern seaboard. High temperatures will be in the middle 50s Friday, but it will be cooler Saturday.

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Saturday will be mostly cloudy. It should be dry, but chilly. Highs will likely be in the middle to upper 40s.

What about the weekend? 

More moisture will move into the area late Saturday and into Sunday. There is a threat of wintry weather very late Saturday and into Sunday, but there is a lot of uncertainty.

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The latest forecast models have indicated that there could be a wintry mix for parts of the area, especially north of I-20, but as of Wednesday morning, the confidence in this forecast is low.

The latest trends have shown that warm air will be moving in from the south. The warmer air may lead to more of a cold rain or freezing rain event for the Midlands.

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The forecast will continue to evolve and change as we get closer to the weekend.

Currently, there are no winter weather watches or warnings in effect for the Carolinas.