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

10pm
Tue
67° F
precip:
10%
11pm
Tue
66° F
precip:
10%
12am
Wed
65° F
precip:
10%
1am
Wed
64° F
precip:
10%
2am
Wed
63° F
precip:
20%
3am
Wed
62° F
precip:
10%
4am
Wed
62° F
precip:
10%
5am
Wed
62° F
precip:
10%
6am
Wed
61° F
precip:
10%
7am
Wed
60° F
precip:
10%
8am
Wed
62° F
precip:
10%
9am
Wed
68° F
precip:
10%
10am
Wed
73° F
precip:
0%
11am
Wed
77° F
precip:
0%
12pm
Wed
80° F
precip:
0%
1pm
Wed
83° F
precip:
0%
2pm
Wed
84° F
precip:
0%
3pm
Wed
85° F
precip:
0%
4pm
Wed
83° F
precip:
0%
5pm
Wed
81° F
precip:
0%
6pm
Wed
77° F
precip:
0%
7pm
Wed
73° F
precip:
0%
8pm
Wed
69° F
precip:
0%
9pm
Wed
67° F
precip:
10%
10pm
Wed
65° F
precip:
10%
11pm
Wed
64° F
precip:
10%
12am
Thu
64° F
precip:
10%
1am
Thu
64° F
precip:
10%
2am
Thu
63° F
precip:
10%
3am
Thu
63° F
precip:
10%
4am
Thu
62° F
precip:
10%
5am
Thu
62° F
precip:
10%
6am
Thu
62° F
precip:
10%
7am
Thu
62° F
precip:
10%
8am
Thu
63° F
precip:
10%
9am
Thu
67° F
precip:
10%
10am
Thu
71° F
precip:
10%
11am
Thu
74° F
precip:
20%
12pm
Thu
75° F
precip:
20%
1pm
Thu
75° F
precip:
10%
2pm
Thu
75° F
precip:
20%
3pm
Thu
74° F
precip:
20%
4pm
Thu
73° F
precip:
20%
5pm
Thu
72° F
precip:
10%
6pm
Thu
71° F
precip:
20%
7pm
Thu
70° F
precip:
20%
8pm
Thu
68° F
precip:
10%
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