CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - There's a chance unsettled weather Friday night could cloud the view the so-called "blue moon" in the Lowcountry.
The moon will be full for the second time in the month of July, which is why it's known as a "blue moon." While the moon won't actually be the color blue, it isn't often we see a second full moon in the same calendar month, and its rarity is what led to the phrase, "Once in a blue moon."
The last time we saw two full moons was August, 2012.
It won't happen again until January, 2018.