Ideal weather today in Charleston

A colorful sunrise over the Ravenel Bridge and Columbus Street terminal Tuesday morning promises a great day to be outside.

It’s going to be a great day to be outside in Charleston today.

Today should be sunny, with a high near 78, according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday should be another nice day, sunny, with a high near 79.

Thursday should be partly sunny, with a high near 77 and a slight chance of rain. The weather service puts the chance of showers or thunderstorms at 20 percent.

Friday should be mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

The rain chance increases Saturday. The forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies, with a high near 73 and a 50 percent chance of rain.

Sunday should be mostly sunny, with a high near 72, according to the weather service.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.