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Typical summertime weather continues Tuesday

Skies will be mostly sunny, with a hit or miss storm in the afternoon possible.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The typical summertime weather will continue for Tuesday with hot temperatures continuing this afternoon. Combined with the humidity, feels like values will be near triple digits.

Skies will remain mostly sunny during the day. Some dry air is in place in the upper atmosphere, which will limit any significant storm activity this afternoon.

Nevertheless, there is still a small chance for a hit or miss storm with the heating of the day.

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Skies will remain mostly clear overnight with temperatures dropping into the mid 70s.

The rest of the work week will be very similar to today. Low temperatures will be in the mid 70s with highs in the mid 90s, feeling closer to the triple digits.

There is a low end storm chance for the entire week, although storms remain isolated and most people will remain dry. Gardeners will likely need to continue watering their plants most days.

The mostly clear skies this week will be perfect for star gazers hoping to catch a glimpse of the comet Neowise. The comet will become more visible in the evenings this week when looking northwest after sunset.

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Looking ahead to the weekend, as high pressure shifts west, there is a better chance for scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon and evenings. 

High temperatures will remain at or above average, which is 93 degrees this time of year.