See Friday’s weather forecast for the Myrtle Beach area

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Partly sunny skies and thunderstorms are expected today in the Myrtle Beach area with a high temperature of 93 degrees with a heat index of 104 degrees, according to AccuWeather. Partly cloudy skies and thunderstorms are expected overnight with a low of 78. Tomorrow's forecast calls for thunderstorms and 89 degrees.

A heat advisory is in effect for Horry County according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C. The advisory is set for 12 to 6 p.m. Friday. Heat indexes are expected to reach 106 degrees in some areas due to high temperatures and humidity. Residents are warned to take breaks from the heat and be on the lookout for heat-related illnesses.

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.