Hot today in Charleston

The sun rises behind the Ravenel Bridge and Columbus Street terminal this morning.

A hot day is in store for Charleston.

The high should be near 86, more than 10 degrees above the normal of 75 for this date, according to the National Weather Service. The record was 90 in 2011.

Friday should be mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Rain moves into the area early Saturday morning. The chance of rain Saturday is 50 percent, with up to quarter inch possible and more where thunderstorms break out, according to the weather service. The high should be near 77.

Sunday should be partly sunny, with a high near 75.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.