Severe Storms and Flash Flood Threat in the Lower Mississippi River Valley

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected from parts of central/east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley and Mid-South. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a couple of tornadoes all appear possible. Heavy rain from storms will also result in a threat of flash flooding. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in Northern California and New Mexico. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

A Few Clouds

80°F

27°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 18 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 53°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 9 May 3:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles E Charleston SC

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 14 to 16 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 64 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 67 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 57 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind 14 to 16 mph.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 10 to 18 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 14 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles E Charleston SC
 32.79°N 79.93°W (Elev. 3 ft)
2:40 pm EDT May 9, 2021
4pm EDT May 9, 2021-6pm EDT May 16, 2021
 
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