Partly sunny skies today, followed by rain and maybe snow

This screen capture shows the sunrise on Folly Beach this morning.

Rain and a mix of wet snow is on its way to Charleston today, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasts indicate Saturday will begin with partly cloudy skies and a high near 50, with a northeast wind between 14 and 16 mph.

After 4 p.m., preciptation creeps into the forecast with a 30 percent chance of rain.

The chance of rain then increases to 100 percent after 9 p.m. tonight, with a low hovering around 37. Between half- and three-quarters of an inch of new precipitation is possible.

Some of that precipitation could include a mix of wet snow and rain late Saturday, with a weather advisory in effect for Charleston County, coastal Collegton County, Beaufort County and coastal Japer County.

Along with the rain, forecasts say Saturday night will be breezy, with a north wind blowing between 16 and 23 mph.

More rain is expeted Sunday, mainly before noon, with a high hear 46.

It will be breezy, with a north wind between 18 and 22 mph and gusts as high as 32 mph.

Chance of precipitation Sunday is 90 percent.

By Sunday night, skies should be mostly clear with a low around 39 and a west wind between 9 and 14 mph.

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