Mostly sunny, slight chance of rain today in Charleston

Folly Beach near the pier bustles with activity early this morning.

Today should be mostly sunny in Charleston, with a slight chance of afternoon showers.

Rain is possible each day the rest of the week.

The best chance of rain today is between 1 and 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, which puts the chance at 20 percent. The afternoon high should be around 88.

The chance of rain Tuesday is 40 percent, mainly after 10 a.m., with a high near 88.

The rain chance increases to 50 percent Wednesday, with a high near 89.

The chance of rain Thursday is 30 percent, under partly sunny skies and a high near 90.

No rain is presently in the forecast for Friday through Sunday, with highs in the low 90s each day.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.