Partly sunny skies and likely rain are ahead for the Lowcountry today, the National Weather Service reports.

A 50 percent of showers and thunderstorms is expected this afternoon with wind gusts up to 25 mph, the Weather Service said. Highs will be about 90 with lows in the upper 70s.

Friday: Partly sunny skies are expected with a 40 percent chance of showers and storms. Highs will be about 90 with lows in the upper 70s.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy skies are expected with a 60 percent chance of showers and storms. Highs will be in the upper 80s with lows in the mid 70s.