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FIRST ALERT DAY: What to know ahead of Sunday's severe weather

16 April 2018

The strongest winds will be in the northeast portion of the state, where High Wind Warnings are in effect from 9 a.m.to 10 p.m. Monday for gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour. An isolated tornado is not out of the question.

Severe thunderstorms could be headed to the Grand Strand Sunday night, according to a release from the National Weather Service.

Very warm and quiet weather wraps up the weekend before a windy and cool storm system impacts Arizona early next week.

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Any storms that develop will likely produce heavy rain, gusty winds, and frequent lightning. Any storms we see, do have the potential to be strong to severe.

A Tornado Watch has been issued for much of the Midlands that will last until 7 p.m. The strong storm cells will eventually evolve into a linear complex of storms with the primary threat of damaging winds later this evening and overnight.

Temperatures on Monday are expected to climb to only 45 degrees.

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Highs in the 80s are expected until late week.

A line of thunderstorms will move in to western Southwest Georgia Sunday morning, continuing to move east throughout the morning into the afternoon. Some will be strong to possibly severe. For that region around Winner, Mission, and Murdo, highs will only get into the low to mid 30s. SW Winds most of the time around 15 miles per hour but there will be increasing surface winds Monday afternoon 10 to 30 miles per hour.

That's not all, it's also packing a severe weather threat with numerous tornado and severe t-storm watches in place.

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Columbia and Charleston have a slight chance of severe weather, but Greenville and other upstate counties have only a marginal chance of experiencing it. In a tornado warning, it's a small room, lowest floor, near the center, and away from windows. Another good night to leave those windows open.

FIRST ALERT DAY: What to know ahead of Sunday's severe weather