Another sweltering day in this final week of spring

As can be seen in the view from the surfcam at the Tides Folly Beach hotel, there was at least one person on the beach when this image was captured shortly after 7 a.m.

There is a heat advisory in effect from 11 a.m. this morning to 7 p.m. this evening, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service.

Today will be mostly sunny, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 90s, except in the lower 90s near the coast. Heat index readings may get up to 110. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain today is 20 percent.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be in the upper 70s, with heat index readings up to 106 early in the evening. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the mid 90s, except in the lower 90s near the coast. Heat index readings may reach 107. Winds will be from the southwest at 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

Saturday night will be mostly clear. There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows will be in the upper 70s, with southwest winds at 10 to 15. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

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