Pop-up storms possible Tuesday with highs in 80's

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Temperatures are mild to start the day, with a muggy breeze from the South creating temperatures in the low 70's Tuesday morning. By noon, temperatures will warm to near 80 degrees and more pop-up storms will be possible as the sea breeze begins to gather along the beach areas.

Afternoon highs will hit the low 80's along the coast and mid 80's inland along the Interstate 95 counties. Rain chances for Tuesday are around 40 percent east of I-95 as the sea breeze moves inland over the coastal counties.

By Tuesday evening, showers should begin to taper off even as clouds continue to roam in off of the Atlantic on that south breeze. Temperatures falling back through the 70's should bottom out in the upper 60's by Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, things look a bit warmer with less coverage of scattered showers and storms. Highs should hit the mid to upper 80's and 90 degrees inland is possible.

The best chance of strong storms comes late Wednesday night into Thursday morning as the storm system that is causing all the severe storms over the Deep South Tuesday moves east toward the Eastern Seaboard. With the storms approaching during the overnight hours, we may be able to escape much of the threat for severe weather.

The end of the week and the weekend right now looks clear, cooler and just about perfect.

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