Range in weekend temps, shower chances on the rise

Published: Feb. 23, 2023 at 10:55 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 24, 2023 at 6:44 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A warm start to the weekend with a dip in temperatures ahead, as well as shower chances at times.

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  • Record breaking heat occurred Thursday afternoon
  • Brief, but sharp cooldown with showers Friday & Saturday
  • Quick rebound back to warmer weather Sunday

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We’re off to a warm start this Friday! Most are waking up to temperatures in the 60s across the Upstate, the 50s in the mountains. Patchy fog is possible, dense in some areas. While the mountains are seeing some light rain, the Upstate is mainly dry with rain chances increasing Friday late-afternoon and evening.

GSP hit 79 degrees Thursday afternoon, breaking the old heat record of 78 from 2018!

Over 20 degrees above normal for February
Over 20 degrees above normal for February(Fox Carolina)

A warm Friday is in store, with rain chances increasing through the day. Highs will still be much warmer than normal in the upper 60s to low 70s.

Futuretrack Satellite & Radar, 8:00 PM Friday
Futuretrack Satellite & Radar, 8:00 PM Friday(WHNS)

Expect rain chances to peak on Friday evening and overnight. Saturday will bring a few early showers, but the afternoon looks mostly dry for the Upstate. Mountains could still have some lingering rain.

3-Day Outlook
3-Day Outlook(WHNS)

Highs will only manage the low 50s on Saturday, making for a bit of a shock compared to the rest of the week. It won’t last long though, as temperatures immediately rebound to the 60s and low 70s on Sunday with partly to mostly cloudy skies expected.