UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning in Charleston and Berkeley counties has been extended to 4:15 p.m.
Just before 3:15 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over North Charleston moving southeast at 15 mph. Hazardous60 mph winds and quarter-size hail is associated with the storm, according to the National Weather Service.
Hail damage to vehicles is expected, and there could be wind damage. Locations impacted include Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Goose Creek, Hanahan, Middleton Place and Archdale.
UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Charleston and Berkeley counties until 3:15 p.m.
At 2:12 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles northeast of Mount Pleasant, moving south at 5 mph.
Hazards associated with the storm are strong winds 60 mph wind gusts and up to quarter-size hail.
Locations impacted include Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Isle Of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Awendaw, Wando, Bulls Island and Garris Landing.
UPDATE: Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of Charleston County until 2:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
At 2:02 p.m., radar indicated a thunderstorm near Garris Landing, 13 miles northeast of
Mount Pleasant, moving south at 5 mph.
Hazards associated with the storm are strong winds 45 to 55 mph and up to penny-size hail.
Some locations in the path of this storm include Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Awendaw, Bulls Island, Garris Landing, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport and Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.
EARLIER: Severe thunderstorms could impact the Charleston area this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Today should be mostly sunny, with a high near 92, but scattered thunderstorms with damaging winds are possible, mainly after 3 p.m. The weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook.
Friday through Sunday should be mostly sunny, with highs in the low to mid-90s and no rain expected, according to the weather service.
Reach Dave Munday at 843-937-5553.