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Chance of more showers, storms Wednesday afternoon in Charleston

April 19, 2017 GMT

Lowcountry residents will want to keep an umbrella handy today.

The National Weather Service is calling for a slight chance of showers between 10 a.m. and noon, then a 50 percent chance of storms during the afternoon hours in Charleston.

Heavy rain will be possible in some areas. Storms will shift toward the Midlands as the afternoon progresses, according to NWS.

Otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy with a high near 82.

Here’s the extended forecast:

Tonight: Patchy fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

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Thursday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Patchy fog before 9 a.m. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 6 to 9 mph.

Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Sunday night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Monday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

Monday night: A chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.