See Saturday’s weather forecast for the Myrtle Beach area

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Partly sunny skies are expected today in the Myrtle Beach area with a high temperature of 87 degrees, according to AccuWeather. Partly cloudy skies are expected overnight with a low of 71. Tomorrow's forecast calls for a mix of sun and partly cloudy skies and 83 degrees.

Some weekend rain and thunderstorms are expected, with the highest chance of rainfall and storms being on Saturday, according to a weather update from meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. The chance of rain is 40 percent Saturday and 20 percent Sunday, so most rainfall will be on Saturday with averages being about a quarter inch or less, officials with the weather service said.

Check out the weather icon at the top of our homepage for a quick look at today’s weather and a five-day forecast. CLICK HERE to see the complete forecast for the Myrtle Beach area.