A cold front swooping into the Lowcountry will bring a chance of thunderstorms tonight and early Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Expect mostly cloudy skies today with some isolated rain showers before 10 a.m. Winds will be light, and the temperature will reach about 75 degrees this afternoon.
The storm threat will start about 7 p.m. and last until 11 a.m. Tuesday, forecasters from the weather service’s Charleston office said this morning.
Rainfall amounts in the area could hit about a quarter inch, with locally higher measurements because of the storms.
Here’s the forecast for the Charleston area, according to the weather service:
•Today: Isolated showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light southwest wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
•Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
•Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11am. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. West wind 7 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
•Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North wind 7 to 9 mph.
•Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
•Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
•Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
•Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
•Friday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
•Friday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
•Saturday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
•Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
•Sunday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
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