40 percent chance of rain today in Charleston

There’s a good chance of rain in Charleston today.

Today should be partly sunny, with a high near 85 and a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. The chance of more rain tonight is 20 percent.

Here’s the weather service’s forecast for the rest of the week:

Wednesday: Partly sunny, high near 86, 30 percent chance of rain, mainly between 4 and 5 p.m.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, high near 90, 20 percent chance of rain.

Friday: Partly sunny, high near 87, 40 percent chance of rain.

Saturday: Partly sunny, high near 85, 50 percent chance of rain.

Sunday: Mostly cloudy, high near 83, 30 percent chance of rain.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.