Warm and sunny today, heat advisory in effect

The beach in front of the Tides Folly Beach hotel is seen in this screen capture taken this morning from the hotel’s surfcam.

Today is looking a lot like yesterday, with a heat advisory in effect from noon to 7 p.m. and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.

It will be mostly sunny, with highs in the upper 90s, except in the lower 90s near the coast. The heat index readings may reach 110 this afternoon. Winds will be from the southwest at 0 to 15 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

Tonight will be partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming mostly clear. There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the lower 80s, with heat index readings up to 106 early in the evening. Winds will be from the southwest at 15 to 20 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

Sunday will be sunny, with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 90s, except in the lower 90s near the coast. The heat index readings may be up to 106. There will be southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

Sunday night will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows will be in the upper 70s, with southwest winds at 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The chance of rain is 20 percent.

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