Cloudy skies and heavy rain is expected for the Lowcountry today, the National Weather Service said.

Thunderstorms are likely this afternoon with a 70 percent chance of showers expected, the Weather Service said.

Highs will be in the mid 80s with lows about 70. Southwest winds will be from 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy skies are expected with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs will be in the upper 80s with lows about 70. East winds will be from 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny skies are expected with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs will be in the mid 80s with lows about 70. East winds will be from 5 to 10 mph.