Rain in the forecast for Charleston today and Tuesday

With the mercury just above freezing Monday morning, a colorful sunrise at the Isle of Palms pier.

The week could start off rainy in Charleston.

The chance of late afternoon showers today is 20 percent, 70 percent tonight and 90 percent Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Today should be mostly cloudy, with a high near 54 and a breeze around 10 mph, Tonight’s low should be around 53, with wind gusts as high as 31 mph after midnight.

Tuesday’s high should be near 57, with a stiff breeze between and possible gusts up to 32 mph. The overnight low should be around 35.

Wednesday should be mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 49 and an overnight low around 25, according to the weather service.

For an updated forecast, go to postandcourier.com/weather.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.