Showers this evening will taper off after sunset and give way to some slightly drier weather Thursday and Friday as the tropics stay quite active.

The rest of tonight will be dry with patchy fog and lows in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

Thursday and Friday will both be sunnier and hotter with highs near 90 degrees in the Upstate and middle 80s in the mountains with just a slight chance at an isolated shower or storm each day.

Now Tropical Depression Gordon remains well off to the west, but will be carried northeast with a cold front by this weekend into early next week.

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That means our afternoon storm chances will go up slightly on Saturday, but will be more scattered by Sunday afternoon. Safe to say neither day will be a washout this weekend, but the chance for better coverage with afternoon rain.

We'll have that same setup early to mid next week with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms and highs backing off into the lower and middle 80s.

TROPICS: Hurricane Florence remains strong in the central Atlantic Ocean and continues to move west toward Bermuda and could impact that Island in the next several days.

Another disturbance west of Hurricane Florence has a high likelihood of forming into at least a tropical depression, and if it were to become a tropical storm, it would be named 'Helene.'

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