Areas of dense fog in the Charleston area will give way to mostly sunny skies Monday morning and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the early afternoon.

The local National Weather Service station issued a dense fog advisory for Berkeley and Dorchester counties until 9 a.m.

Visibility in those areas could be just a quarter mile, according to the advisory.

Motorists along the coast might also encounter areas of fog, the Weather Service said.

Otherwise, people in the Lowcountry should see sunny skies Monday. Forecasters anticipated isolated showers and storms between 1 and 2 p.m.

Here's the complete forecast:

Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Areas of dense fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Monday night: Patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Light southeast wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

Wednesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Thursday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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