Thunderstorms And Heavy Rain Is Expected Through The Plains; Poor Air Quality Persists Out West into Upper Midwest; Major Hurricane Lane Moves Into The Central Pacific

Thunderstorms with heavy to excessive rain is expected across much of the Plains, as a weather system moves into the region. Meanwhile, smoke from numerous ongoing wildfires in western North America are requiring air quality alerts throughout the West into the Upper Midwest. Finally, Major Hurricane Lane continues to track almost due west, transitioning from the Eastern to Central Pacific Ocean. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SW 8 mph
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 19 Aug 3:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston SC

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Light southwest wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston SC
 32.79°N 80.01°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:07 am EDT Aug 19, 2018
4am EDT Aug 19, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2018
 
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