Hot weekend expected for the Lowcountry, with an ever-present chance of rain

FILE - Stephanie White, of Summerville, and Joshua Braun, of Goose Creek, take cover from the rain under the Folly Beach Fishing Pier. Staff photo

It’s going to be hot and maybe — just maybe — a little wet.

The National Weather Service predicts Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

Rain is possible after noon, but the chance is slight at 20 percent.

Saturday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 77.

The Charleston area is under coastal flood advisory from 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

During that time, tide levels could peak between 7 and 7.2 feet.

Road closures and minor flooding are possible, and low-lying coastal areas are the most vulnerable.

By Sunday, temperatures should climb to a high of 91 but it will feel much hotter.

Heat index values could climb as high as 102.

Like Saturday, there is also a chance of afternoon showers Sunday.

Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

By Sunday night, a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms enters the forecast. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Otherwise, Sunday night should be partly cloudy with a low around 78.