Charleston, Dorchester counties still face strong thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorm approach the Four Corners of Law in Charleston on Friday, July 14, 2016. 

UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms will impact parts of Charleston, Dorchester and Colleton counties until 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

At 6:31 p.m., radar indicated a strong storm near Delemar Crossroads, moving west at 5 mph.

Hazards associated with the storms are 45 to 55 mph wind gusts and penny-size hail.

UPDATE: The tri-county area is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:15 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms are located along a line extending from 13 miles east of Moncks Corner to 6 miles southwest of Slands Bridge, moving southeast at 10 mph.

Hazards associated with the storms are 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail.

EALIER: Hot, humid and a chance of thunderstorms is the outlook for the Charleston again today.

Today should be mostly sunny, with a high near 95 at the airport and a heat index around 105, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of showers and thunderstorms is 30 percent, mainly after 2 p.m.

The normal high for this date is 91. The record was 99, set in 1986.

Saturday should be partly sunny, with a high near 94, a heat index around 103 and a 40 percent chance of rain after 10 a.m.

Sunday should also be partly sunny, with a high near 93 and a 50 percent chance of rain, according to the weather service.

Reach Dave Munday at 843-937-5553.