Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West; Storms in the High Plains

Gusty winds, very dry conditions, and areas of dry thunderstorms are producing Critical fire weather threats across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Northern High Plains. Severe storms in the High Plains are primarily expected to contain damaging winds and large hail. Near record heat in the South and Central High Plains and the Northeast. Heat builds into the Southwest this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Charleston, Charleston Air Force Base (KCHS)

Lat: 32.9°NLon: 80.04°WElev: 46ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 11 Aug 9:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles E Charleston SC

  • Today

    Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles E Charleston SC
 32.79°N 79.93°W (Elev. 3 ft)
9:59 am EDT Aug 11, 2020
10am EDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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