Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

Partly Cloudy

88°F

31°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 12 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 20 Aug 5:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston SCSimilar City Names

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 6 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston SCSimilar City Names
 32.79°N 80.01°W (Elev. 10 ft)
3:02 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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