Above average heat returns Sunday

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - After a mild start to Sunday, cloud cover will increase in the afternoon with highs in the mid to upper 80s. Despite partly cloud skies, we won’t see rain around the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire.

Tybee Island Tides: 8.5′ 8:14AM | 1.3′ 2:52PM | 8.52′ 8:39PM

A cold front will move in on Monday before stalling out across the area. Highs will once again be in the mid to upper 80s with scattered showers possible. This front will lift on Tuesday which presents a better chance of rain along with highs closer to 80 degrees. Showers extend into as a cold front pushes through, bringing in cooler air on Thursday when lows fall into the 50s and highs only reach the mid 70s.

Tropics:

Tropical Storm Melissa continues pulling away from the New England coastline with max sustained wind of 50 miles per hour. Melissa is causing some coastal flooding in New England, but conditions will improve through the weekend. Melissa will not impact the Southeast United States.

There is an area of low pressure that will bring heavy rain to Central America over the next few days. There is another area of low pressure off the West coast of Africa with a 40% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 5 day. There are no current threats to the Southeast United States.

- Meteorologist Andrew Gorton

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