Partly sunny today with highs in upper 80s and chance of t-storms

Though it was a bit cloudy shortly after sunrise today at Folly Beach, there were folks enjoying the beach and the water, as can be seen in this screen capture from the Tides Folly Beach hotel’s surfcam.

Today will be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the forecast from the National Weather Service. Highs will be in the upper 80s, with west winds around 5 mph, becoming south this afternoon. The chance of rain is 50 percent.

Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 70 with southwest winds at 5 to 10 mph, with gusts up to 20 mph, becoming west after midnight. The chance of rain Saturday night is 50 percent.

Sunday will be partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will be around 90. Winds will be from the northwest at 5 to 10 mph, becoming south with gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon. The chance of rain Sunday is 20 percent.

Sunday night will be partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly cloudy, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid 70s, with south winds at 10 to 15 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

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