Clear skies expected by this afternoon in Charleston

This morning’s rain in Charleston should taper off by this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

Between a quarter and half inch of rain is likely before 1 p.m, then clear skies and a high of 61 are expected.

The forecast for the rest of the week:

Tuesday: Sunny, high near 65.

Wednesday: Sunny, high near 70.

Thursday: Sunny, high near 69.

Friday: Mostly sunny, high near 71.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, high near 74.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, high near 73, 30 percent chance of rain.

Reach Dave Munday at 843-937-5553.