Heat, severe weather threaten the Midlands

Yellow and brown shading over South Carolina indicate a 5% - 30% for strong winds with storms.

Columbia (WACH) -- As if the heat wasn`t enough, severe weather is possible for the Midlands Wednesday afternoon and evening as well as Thursday evening.

The threat for Wednesday looks to be strong winds and the possibility for hail.

Storms will likely develop around 6 p.m. lasting through 11 p.m.

Wednesday's activity will be isolated development associated with the heating of the day.

Thursday, severe potential is associated with a cold front that will move through Thursday night and Friday morning.

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