With the former Tropical Storm Chantal having dissipated into a tropical wave, the threat of wet, soggy weather in the Lowcountry today has all but vanished.

According to forecasters, today should be mostly sunny, with a a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.

Highs are expected to be in the upper 80s, with south winds 15 to 20 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

If you are traveling to the Midlands or the Upstate, you may get wet. Forecasters have issued a flash flood watch for areas north and west of a line from Orangeburg to Sumter to Cheraw. Forecasters say a weak cold front will enhance chances for heavy rain in the Upstate. All it will take is an inch or two of rain in a short time to cause major flooding.

In Charleston, tonight should be mostly cloudy, with showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after midnight.

Lows will be in the mid 70s, with south winds 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain tonight is 60 percent.

On Friday, showers and thunderstorms are likely. Highs will be in the lower 80s, with southwest winds 5 to 10 mph and gusts up to 20 mph.

The chance of rain Friday is 70 percent.