Mostly cloudy, slight chance of rain today in Charleston

Today should be mostly cloudy in Charleston, with a high near 82 and a 20 percent chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service.

For swimmers and boaters, the Weather Service says there’s a moderate risk for rip currents today, and wind and wave conditions could be hazardous for small boats tonight.

The chance of rain remains in the forecast through the weekend.

Thursday: Cloudy, high around 79, 70 percent chance of rain, thunderstorms possible after 1 p.m.

Friday: Cloudy, high near 79, 60 percent chance of rain, possibly heavy.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, high near 78, 40 percent chance of rain.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, high near 79, 30 percent chance of rain.

Reach Dave Munday at (843) 937-5553.