Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

Light Rain

26°C

79°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 11 km/h
Barometer 1014.5 mb (29.96 in)
Dewpoint 24°C (76°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (83°F)
Last update 17 Aug 6:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

North Charleston SC

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 29. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 29 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 29. South wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 3 and 4 cm possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33. Heat index values as high as 39. South wind 8 to 11 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
North Charleston SC
 32.91°N 80.04°W (Elev. 12 m)
7:13 am EDT Aug 17, 2019
7am EDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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