Rain chances stick around through weekend

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A warm and humid air mass will linger across the region through the rest of this weekend. A cold front is in the forecast to sweep across southeast South Carolina and Georgia late Sunday night and into Monday morning. In the wake of the front, a drier air mass is expected to build across the Southeast U.S. through early next week. During the mid to late week, conditions are expected to see gradual increases in deep moisture.

Saturday will be mostly sunny in the morning and then mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the lower 90s. West winds will be around 5 mph, increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. There is a 70 percent chance of rain. Saturday night will be mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening. It will then become partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows will be in the lower 70s with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. There is a 70 percent chance of rain.

Sunday will be mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid-90s with west winds 5 to 10 mph. There is a 30 percent chance of rain.  Sunday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 70s with west winds 5 to 10 mph. There is a 30 percent chance of rain.

Monday is expected to be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 90s with northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. There is a 20 percent chance of rain. Monday night will be mostly clear with lows around 70.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 20 percent chance of rain. Tuesday night will be partly cloudy with lows around 70.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 20 percent chance of rain. Wednesday night will be partly cloudy with lows around 70.

Thursday is expected to be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s. There is a 20 percent chance of rain. Thursday night will be partly cloudy with lows in the lower 70s.

Friday will be mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be in the upper 80s with a 20 percent chance of rain.

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