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The week ahead: A hint of cooler weather in store

/ September 15, 2019 at 11:45 PM

A warm start to the work week will give way to a taste of fall to close it out. (I mean, my goodness, 82° and fair skies on Thursday? Pinch me!) Plus, no worries about the tropics for the foreseeable future, either. Here’s a look at the week ahead…

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The week ahead: Warmth continues, far fewer hurricanes

/ September 9, 2019 at 1:24 PM

The week ahead will continue to feature a late-summer heat wave, especially as we kick off the new work week. Temperatures in the 90s will feel closer to the 100s with humidity with just a slight chance of an afternoon shower or storm to cool things off. Thunderstorm chances kick up as we head into the weekend as a tropical disturbance (more on that in a sec) is set to move through Florida, enhancing moisture in our neck of the woods.

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Hot start to the second half of 2019

/ July 1, 2019 at 9:34 AM

The second half of 2019 will get off to a fairly hot start, with heat indices running in the low 100s each afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms will provide relief, particularly later in the week. (Must be July in Charleston.)

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Another warm, dry week ahead

/ May 20, 2019 at 8:05 AM

Summer-like weather will continue this week. The heat will really turn on by the end of the week, as we look to flirt with mid-to-upper 90s temperatures across much of the area. Unfortunately, very little heat relief in the way of thunderstorms appears probable after Tuesday.

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Spring’s last gasp?

/ May 13, 2019 at 8:09 AM

Today we find ourselves between two fronts: one that will be pushing off the coast (but perhaps not before kicking off a shower or storm or two) and another that will provide what may very well be Spring’s last gasp.

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High pressure takes the wheel and turns up the heat

/ April 22, 2019 at 8:01 AM

High pressure remains in control of the forecast through Thursday, yielding several quiet weather days. (That sound you hear is the collective sigh of lots of Charleston-area meteorologists who spent much of Friday doing battle with spin-up tornadoes.)

We’ll maintain seasonable conditions through Tuesday as high pressure gradually slips offshore. Southerly flow around the back side of the high turns on the heat pump for Wednesday and Thursday, with highs expected to top out in the upper 80s for the first time this year. A cold front will then approach on Friday, bringing a chance for showers and thunderstorms to the area. Some chance of rain lingers through the weekend, but it’s nothing to toss your plans over.

Unseasonable chill and much-needed rain in store

/ April 1, 2019 at 12:43 AM

No fooling: It’s not going to get out of the 50s on Monday. (Nor will it on Tuesday.) The good news is that we may actually see something resembling substantial rainfall across much of the area for the first time all year. Will it be enough to bust the drought?

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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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Mid-March temperature rollercoaster

/ March 11, 2019 at 8:28 AM

Mostly cloudy skies and isolated showers will characterize today, but the sun will come out again by tomorrow.

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After a brief break, back to unsettled weather

/ February 25, 2019 at 8:36 AM
Forecast for Monday, February 5, 2019. Source: National Weather Service

Welcome to a very refreshing Monday morning as we start the day in the low 40s with plentiful dry air, which will make for a very nice and sunny day in the Lowcountry. Enjoy today and tomorrow as we head back into unsettled territory to bring in March.

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