Daily chance of showers, storms and highs in 70s on tap for Charleston

Altocumulus clouds, or mackerel sky, hang Sunday morning over the Ravenel Bridge. (ANDREW KNAPP/STAFF)

It’s beginning to look a lot like summer.

A typical summertime weather pattern will set up this week in the Charleston area with a daily chance of rain showers or thunderstorms, according to the local National Weather Service station.

High temperatures should stay in the 70s for much of the week, forecasters said.

Here is the complete forecast:

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Light northeast wind becoming east 11 to 16 mph in the morning.

Sunday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 10 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 am. Cloudy, with a high .near 79. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tuesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Wednesday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Wednesday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Thursday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Thursday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Friday: A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Friday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Saturday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

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