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Records safe today as thunderstorm chances increase

/ May 31, 2019 at 8:03 AM

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to say this, but here goes:

The record high of 98°, set in 1953, is safe today.

Temperatures will only top out in the mid-90s before thunderstorms — yes, thunderstorms with actual rain — start to develop by mid-afternoon. A few of these thunderstorms may be on the strong side, though.

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A quiet stretch of weather continues

/ April 28, 2019 at 3:09 PM

Since the Good Friday severe weather event, weather has been largely quiet in the Charleston metro area. Even a front that swung through this past Friday wasn’t able to eke out any rain across the Lowcountry. As a ridge of upper-level high pressure continues to be in control, we have more warm, dry days ahead.

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On and off rain into the weekend

/ April 5, 2019 at 7:59 AM

A period of unsettled weather begins today and will last through the weekend. No washouts in store, but be ready for scattered showers and even some thunderstorms. With a lot going on outside this weekend, you’ll want to stay weather-aware.

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A (mostly) good-looking weekend lies ahead, but changes are coming

/ March 28, 2019 at 11:06 PM

A nearly flawless Spring Break week (weather-wise, anyway…) will close with a nice warmup as temperatures surge into the upper 70s and perhaps the 80s to end March. Changes are coming, though — the transitional season of Spring is not through with us yet.

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Mostly quiet week ahead, but watch the tides

/ March 17, 2019 at 11:34 PM

Weather-wise, we have a pretty tranquil week ahead (save for maybe a shower or two overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning). We’ll just need to keep an eye on tides with a full moon in perigee (“Supermoon!”) this week.

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