More scattered showers likely today around Charleston

Cloudy skies on Folly Beach this morning.

More scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely today in the Charleston area.

Today should be mostly cloudy, with a high near 83 and a 40 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

The chance of rain Friday is 30 percent, mainly after 5 p.m. The day should be partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Afternoon showers are possible Saturday. The weather service is predicting mostly sunny skies, with a 30 percent chance of rain after 3 p.m. and a high near 88.

Sunday should be mostly sunny, with a 30 percent chance of rain after 9 a.m. and a high near 86, according to the weather service.

So far, no rain is in the forecast for Monday.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.