Breaking Weather Alert: Severe thunderstorms possible

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD)  — Severe weather warnings are in effect for several areas in South Carolina:

Until 1:30 p.m.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning – Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties

If you’re in the affected area, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building for protection. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move indoors immediately.

At 12:47 p.m., National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm over Mount Pleasant, moving east at 55 mph. Some locations in the path of this storm include Charleston, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Downtown Charleston, Fort Sumter, Isle Of Palms, Folly Beach and Sullivan’s Island.

The storm is capable of minor damage to tree limbs and blowing around of light, unsecured objects.

At 12:48 p.m. doppler radar indicated a strong thunderstorm 8 miles north of Fripp Island, or 10 miles east of Beaufort, moving east at 55 mph. Areas in the path of this storm include Beaufort, Port Royal, Parris Island and Fripp Island.

For the rest of the day, highs will be in the upper 60s to low 70s. Clearing will take place overnight with lows around 40.

We’re looking forward to sunny and cooler conditions for Thursday with highs around normal in the low 60s.

A quick rebound will take place this weekend with highs near 70 to the mid 70s over the weekend under a mixture of sun and clouds. There will be a slight chance of a shower Saturday.

Charleston, SC Hourly Forecast

6pm
Wed
74° F
precip:
80%
7pm
Wed
74° F
precip:
80%
8pm
Wed
73° F
precip:
80%
9pm
Wed
72° F
precip:
80%
10pm
Wed
71° F
precip:
70%
11pm
Wed
70° F
precip:
70%
12am
Thu
70° F
precip:
60%
1am
Thu
69° F
precip:
50%
2am
Thu
69° F
precip:
30%
3am
Thu
69° F
precip:
30%
4am
Thu
69° F
precip:
20%
5am
Thu
67° F
precip:
20%
6am
Thu
66° F
precip:
20%
7am
Thu
65° F
precip:
20%
8am
Thu
67° F
precip:
20%
9am
Thu
69° F
precip:
20%
10am
Thu
71° F
precip:
20%
11am
Thu
74° F
precip:
20%
12pm
Thu
75° F
precip:
20%
1pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
20%
2pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
10%
3pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
0%
4pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
0%
5pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
0%
6pm
Thu
76° F
precip:
0%
7pm
Thu
75° F
precip:
0%
8pm
Thu
72° F
precip:
0%
9pm
Thu
70° F
precip:
0%
10pm
Thu
68° F
precip:
0%
11pm
Thu
67° F
precip:
0%
12am
Fri
66° F
precip:
0%
1am
Fri
65° F
precip:
0%
2am
Fri
64° F
precip:
0%
3am
Fri
63° F
precip:
0%
4am
Fri
62° F
precip:
0%
5am
Fri
62° F
precip:
0%
6am
Fri
61° F
precip:
0%
7am
Fri
61° F
precip:
0%
8am
Fri
65° F
precip:
0%
9am
Fri
69° F
precip:
0%
10am
Fri
74° F
precip:
0%
11am
Fri
77° F
precip:
0%
12pm
Fri
80° F
precip:
0%
1pm
Fri
81° F
precip:
0%
2pm
Fri
83° F
precip:
0%
3pm
Fri
83° F
precip:
0%
4pm
Fri
84° F
precip:
0%
7-Day Inland
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