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

12am
Sun
40° F
precip:
10%
1am
Sun
39° F
precip:
10%
2am
Sun
39° F
precip:
10%
3am
Sun
38° F
precip:
10%
4am
Sun
38° F
precip:
10%
5am
Sun
37° F
precip:
10%
6am
Sun
37° F
precip:
10%
7am
Sun
38° F
precip:
10%
8am
Sun
42° F
precip:
10%
9am
Sun
49° F
precip:
0%
10am
Sun
55° F
precip:
0%
11am
Sun
59° F
precip:
0%
12pm
Sun
62° F
precip:
0%
1pm
Sun
63° F
precip:
10%
2pm
Sun
65° F
precip:
10%
3pm
Sun
66° F
precip:
10%
4pm
Sun
64° F
precip:
10%
5pm
Sun
60° F
precip:
10%
6pm
Sun
57° F
precip:
10%
7pm
Sun
54° F
precip:
10%
8pm
Sun
53° F
precip:
10%
9pm
Sun
52° F
precip:
10%
10pm
Sun
51° F
precip:
10%
11pm
Sun
52° F
precip:
10%
12am
Mon
53° F
precip:
10%
1am
Mon
54° F
precip:
20%
2am
Mon
54° F
precip:
20%
3am
Mon
55° F
precip:
20%
4am
Mon
54° F
precip:
20%
5am
Mon
53° F
precip:
20%
6am
Mon
54° F
precip:
10%
7am
Mon
54° F
precip:
20%
8am
Mon
55° F
precip:
30%
9am
Mon
58° F
precip:
40%
10am
Mon
60° F
precip:
50%
11am
Mon
62° F
precip:
40%
12pm
Mon
64° F
precip:
30%
1pm
Mon
65° F
precip:
30%
2pm
Mon
66° F
precip:
30%
3pm
Mon
66° F
precip:
30%
4pm
Mon
65° F
precip:
40%
5pm
Mon
64° F
precip:
50%
6pm
Mon
62° F
precip:
50%
7pm
Mon
61° F
precip:
30%
8pm
Mon
61° F
precip:
20%
9pm
Mon
60° F
precip:
20%
10pm
Mon
60° F
precip:
10%
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