Sunny and breezy today in Charleston, chance of rain tonight

Light and dark clouds over Charleston give a mixed message shortly after sunrise this morning.

Today should be partly sunny and breezy in Charleston , with the threat of rain moving in tonight.

The afternoon high should be near 82, with wind gusts as high as 28 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The chance of showers or thunderstorms tonight is 30 percent, mainly before 1 a.m.

Tuesday should be sunny, with a high near 78.

Wednesday through Friday should be mostly sunny, with a high near 77 Wednesday and Thursday and around 74 Friday.

Rain is in the forecast for the weekend. The chance is 40 percent Saturday and 30 percent Sunday, with a high around 71 or 72 each day, according to the weather service.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.