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

3pm
Fri
94° F
precip:
40%
4pm
Fri
93° F
precip:
40%
5pm
Fri
91° F
precip:
40%
6pm
Fri
89° F
precip:
40%
7pm
Fri
87° F
precip:
30%
8pm
Fri
84° F
precip:
20%
9pm
Fri
83° F
precip:
20%
10pm
Fri
82° F
precip:
20%
11pm
Fri
82° F
precip:
20%
12am
Sat
81° F
precip:
20%
1am
Sat
81° F
precip:
20%
2am
Sat
80° F
precip:
20%
3am
Sat
80° F
precip:
20%
4am
Sat
80° F
precip:
20%
5am
Sat
80° F
precip:
20%
6am
Sat
79° F
precip:
40%
7am
Sat
79° F
precip:
40%
8am
Sat
80° F
precip:
40%
9am
Sat
83° F
precip:
50%
10am
Sat
86° F
precip:
20%
11am
Sat
88° F
precip:
40%
12pm
Sat
89° F
precip:
40%
1pm
Sat
90° F
precip:
40%
2pm
Sat
91° F
precip:
30%
3pm
Sat
91° F
precip:
40%
4pm
Sat
89° F
precip:
30%
5pm
Sat
89° F
precip:
20%
6pm
Sat
87° F
precip:
20%
7pm
Sat
85° F
precip:
20%
8pm
Sat
83° F
precip:
10%
9pm
Sat
82° F
precip:
10%
10pm
Sat
82° F
precip:
10%
11pm
Sat
81° F
precip:
20%
12am
Sun
81° F
precip:
20%
1am
Sun
80° F
precip:
20%
2am
Sun
80° F
precip:
20%
3am
Sun
80° F
precip:
20%
4am
Sun
79° F
precip:
20%
5am
Sun
79° F
precip:
20%
6am
Sun
78° F
precip:
20%
7am
Sun
78° F
precip:
10%
8am
Sun
80° F
precip:
20%
9am
Sun
82° F
precip:
10%
10am
Sun
85° F
precip:
10%
11am
Sun
87° F
precip:
20%
12pm
Sun
89° F
precip:
30%
1pm
Sun
90° F
precip:
30%
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