Flood advisory in effect for tri-county area

Sunrise on the Isle of Palms this morning

A flood advisory has been issued for poor drainage areas of the tri-county.

It’s in effect until 2:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

At 1:30 p.m., radar showed heavy rain throughout the area. The storms aren’t moving and have dropped up to an inch of rain. An additional 1 to 2 inches is possible, the Weather Service said.

Some locations that could experience flooding are Charleston, North Charleston, Summerville, Hanahan, Magnolia Gardens and Middleton Place.

There’s a 60 percent chance of rain this afternoon, mainly after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Today’s high should be around 85.

The rain chance increases to 70 percent Wednesday, with another quarter to half inch possible and a high near 82.

The chance of more rain is 60 percent Thursday, mainly after noon, with up to a quarter inch possible. The high should be around 84.

The chance of rain is 50 percent Friday, with partly sunny skies and a high near 84.

The chance of rain is 30 percent Saturday and 50 percent Sunday, according to the weather service.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.