Severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon, the National Weather Service says.

The Weather Service issued a lake wind advisory for Lake Moultrie in Moncks Corner from 7 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday.

Today will be mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Highs will be in the mid 70s with lows about 40. South winds will be from 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Friday: Sunny with highs in the mid 50s and lows about 30. West winds will be from 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

Saturday: Sunny with highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s. West winds will be from 10 to 15 mph.