An Active Start to the Week

A slow moving and large-scale system will produce widespread rain and thunderstorms the next few days across the central and southern Plains into the Mid to Lower Mississippi Valley. Severe storms will be common across Texas through Tuesday before spreading eastward. The locally heavy rain will produce possible flooding and have a similar transition to the east through midweek. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

Mostly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 13 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 23 May 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Charleston SCSimilar City Names

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 11 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Light south wind increasing to 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Charleston SCSimilar City Names
 32.79°N 80.01°W (Elev. 10 ft)
7:20 am EDT May 23, 2022
10am EDT May 23, 2022-6pm EDT May 29, 2022
 
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