Sun expected to return Monday with slightly warmer temps

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Clouds have broken up Monday morning across the Lowcountry and that will allow for some sunshine after a mostly cloudy weekend with cooler fall temperatures.

The lows Monday morning were below average, near 60 degrees in many backyards, but with sunshine the temperatures should quickly begin to climb up to around the lower 70' by lunchtime.

The afternoon sky should be a nice mix of clouds and sun with a few coastal showers possible and highs back near the 80-degree mark. The big weather maker the next few days is an area of low pressure over the Atlantic that we call the "coastal trough." It will make more clouds, showers and storms Monday night and drift west towards the beaches.

Overnight, look for increasing rain chances with some heavy rain possible by Tuesday morning. Lows will only reach the upper 60's.

The trough will move inland and not move much over the next few days which will keep us in a mostly cloudy, warmer and wetter pattern through the latter half of this week.

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