A thorough drenching was delivered to the Charleston area Friday night and so far, there has been no sign the sun is going to burn through the cloud cover and dry up some of the moisture.
A flash flood warning was still in effect for downtown Charleston until about 8:45 a.m.
Just before 9 a.m., several streets downtown were still closed as city workers were clearing debris from the storm drains, Charleston Police Department spokesman Charles Francis said.
Ashley Avenue remained closed from Halsey to Bennett strets, Colonial Street and Ashley Avenue were both closed from Tradd to Broad streets.
According to the National Weather Service, there was a chance of showers this morning, and more rain is likely this afternoon, when there is even a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Highs will be in the upper 60s, with northwest winds 15 to 20 mph, gusting up to 35 mph.
The chance of rain today is 70 percent.
Tonight, thunderstorms and rain showers are likely in the evening. Lows will be in the mid 50s, with northeast winds, 15 to 25 mph. and gusts up to 35 mph. The chance of rain tonight is 70 percent.
The forecast for Easter Sunday calls for a cloudy day with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 60s and it will be breezy, with north winds, 20 to 25 mph, gusting to 35 mph.
Sunday night will be mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. It will continue to be breezy, with lows in the lower 50s and north winds, 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
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Wind gusts blew down this umbrella at Kathy Zolman's James Island residence, shattering the glass of her outdoor table. (Kathy Zolman/Provided)×
The pensinsular city was shrouded in a moist haze in this view from the James Island Connector around 8:30 a.m. Prospects for any sunshine today are dim, but the chance of more rain is 70 percent.×