Storm Team 2 issues Weather Alert Day

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) — Storm Team 2 has issued a Weather Alert Day for Monday, May 1.

Meteorologist Josh Marthers says expect a mixture of sun and clouds Monday with highs ranging from around 80 on the coast to near 85 inland. South winds will gust to 30 MPH at times will create rough seas and surf.

Small Craft Advisories and Rip Current Alerts are in place for the coast.

Monday afternoon into evening, our focus will shift to a line of strong thunderstorms approaching from the west.

With very warm and humid air in place and strong wind fields through a deep layer of the atmosphere, isolated to widely scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible. The best chance of severe thunderstorms will generally be along and northwest of a line from Walterboro to Summerville to Georgetown. Large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes will be possible.

Based off of the latest guidance, the highest risk of thunderstorms will be from about 5 p.m. afternoon through midnight. Be alert and ready to take action if warnings are issued.

Drier air will build in behind that front making for a nice and less humid day through Wednesday. Temperatures will also cool down just a bit but a major drop in humidity will be quite noticeable. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s with overnight lows in the mid 50s to low 60s.

Another storm system will arrive Thursday with showers and thunderstorms becoming likely once again.

Much cooler and drier air will arrive for the weekend.

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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