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

5am
Sun
77° F
precip:
30%
6am
Sun
77° F
precip:
30%
7am
Sun
78° F
precip:
30%
8am
Sun
79° F
precip:
30%
9am
Sun
81° F
precip:
30%
10am
Sun
83° F
precip:
30%
11am
Sun
86° F
precip:
30%
12pm
Sun
87° F
precip:
40%
1pm
Sun
88° F
precip:
50%
2pm
Sun
88° F
precip:
60%
3pm
Sun
87° F
precip:
70%
4pm
Sun
87° F
precip:
80%
5pm
Sun
86° F
precip:
80%
6pm
Sun
85° F
precip:
70%
7pm
Sun
83° F
precip:
60%
8pm
Sun
82° F
precip:
60%
9pm
Sun
80° F
precip:
50%
10pm
Sun
78° F
precip:
50%
11pm
Sun
77° F
precip:
40%
12am
Mon
76° F
precip:
40%
1am
Mon
76° F
precip:
40%
2am
Mon
75° F
precip:
30%
3am
Mon
74° F
precip:
30%
4am
Mon
73° F
precip:
30%
5am
Mon
72° F
precip:
30%
6am
Mon
73° F
precip:
30%
7am
Mon
74° F
precip:
30%
8am
Mon
75° F
precip:
20%
9am
Mon
77° F
precip:
30%
10am
Mon
78° F
precip:
40%
11am
Mon
79° F
precip:
40%
12pm
Mon
80° F
precip:
40%
1pm
Mon
82° F
precip:
40%
2pm
Mon
83° F
precip:
40%
3pm
Mon
84° F
precip:
30%
4pm
Mon
85° F
precip:
30%
5pm
Mon
84° F
precip:
30%
6pm
Mon
82° F
precip:
30%
7pm
Mon
80° F
precip:
20%
8pm
Mon
78° F
precip:
20%
9pm
Mon
76° F
precip:
20%
10pm
Mon
74° F
precip:
20%
11pm
Mon
74° F
precip:
20%
12am
Tue
73° F
precip:
20%
1am
Tue
72° F
precip:
20%
2am
Tue
71° F
precip:
20%
3am
Tue
71° F
precip:
10%
4am
Tue
70° F
precip:
10%
7-Day Inland
7-Day Inland
7-Day Beach
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Charleston Hourly
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