Columbia County residents may expect scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms into Thursday night.
Strong gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall may occur, although no widespread severe weather is expected, according to the National Weather Service.
magnoliareporter.com recorded 0.53 inches of rain early Thursday, raising the November total to 1.03 inches and 42.87 inches since January 1.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue Friday morning and into the afternoon before a cold front begins to move across the area.
Thunderstorms will diminish by Friday evening although some rain may linger behind the front before ending. Locally heavy rainfall may continue into Friday.
The threat for organized severe weather remains low.
Magnolia’s overnight low will be about 62 and Friday’s high will be 65. The Saturday morning low will be near 43 with the afternoon night near 58. Highs Sunday and Monday will be in the mid 60s, with overnight lows in the mid-to-upper 30s.