COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Scattered showers and thunderstorms today as a cold front moves towards the News 3 viewing area. The best chance for showers and storms will be during the afternoon, into the evening. High temperatures today will stay below normal with most of the area reaching the low to middle 80s.
Decreasing clouds overnight into Saturday morning. By the afternoon, we’ll have a mixture of sun and clouds with daytime highs in the upper 80s to near 90 degrees. A near perfect forecast for the 4th of July with a mixture of sun and clouds and highs in the low 90s.
Tracking the Tropics:
We officially have hurricane Elsa in the Atlantic, this is the first hurricane of the 2021 season. Elsa will continue to quickly move to the west this weekend and impact Florida by the middle of next week. There are still questions on if Elsa will survive land interaction as it moves towards Florida, overall track and intestiy will remain uncertain through the weekend.