Storms cause power outages; Expect cloudy, but dry weather Tuesday

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Heavy rain hit the Tri-county area Monday night, causing several power outages.

Severe thunderstorms caused more than 2,000 people to lose power at some point during the storms Monday night.

According to SCE&G, most of the electricity has been restored.

Thunder, lightning and even hail caused problems Monday night.

Showers and storms moved away overnight, but the clouds are going to stick around Tuesday. Warm and muggy temperatures are back as low temperatures will be in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

By Tuesday afternoon, the clouds may break up a bit, but expect a good bit of gray overhead from time to time. Highs Tuesday will reach the mid 80s, flirting with a new record high. Some patchy fog may develop Tuesday night with lows back near 70 degrees.

Showers and storms could return late Wednesday into Thursday morning ahead of a powerful cold front that will drop temperatures back to fall by the end of the week.

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