Though the forecast for today is less than ideal, the 37th Cooper River Bridge Run is set to start as planned.

This morning it will be partly cloudy with a chance of rain, then a 30 percent chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. The high will be 75 degrees with winds from the west at 5 to 10 mph.

Tonight will be overcast with a chance of rain. The low will be 55 degrees with winds from the west-northwest at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight. The chance of rain is 30 percent with rainfall amounts near 0.2 inches possible.