Heat advisory in effect, highs in the upper 90s

Surfers took the water Wednesday morning on Folly Beach, a web camera showed.

A heat advisory is in effect for much of the Lowcountry, the National Weather Service reported Wednesday morning.

Today’s highs will reach the upper 90s but will feel as high as 109, according to the Weather Service. Mostly clear skies are expected with lows near 80 and winds up to 10 mph.

A heat advisory will remain in effect until 7 p.m., according to the Weather Service.

A slight chance of showers and storms is expected Thursday afternoon with highs in the mid 90s with a heat index value of 105 degrees, the Weather Service reported. The day’s lows will be in the mid 70s with winds up to 10 mph.

Showers and storms are possible again Friday afternoon. Mostly sunny skies are expected with highs in the mid 90s and lows in the upper 70s. Winds will reach up to 10 mph.

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