CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - A heat advisory has been extended north to include Charleston, tidal Berkeley, and Coastal Colleton Counties. The heat and humidity returns full force for the last day of June! As highs are expected to climb back into the mid 90s, coastal area’s heat index will climb up to 108 degrees, meanwhile areas south like Beaufort County could get as high as 110. Beaufort County is under a heat advisory until 6 pm. Limit your time outdoors and drink plenty of water. Some rain should cool isolated areas down later. The chance for some showers are storms will increase this afternoon and evening. Models are picking up on some rain developing along the coast later today, closer to 4 pm. A strong to severe isolated storm cannot be ruled out today so stay weather aware! Late tonight the chance for scattered showers and an isolated storm will increase. Temperatures once again will feel unseasonably warm, only falling to the mid 70s overnight.
The chance for scattered showers and storms will increase to tomorrow. A couple of storms could become strong to severe in the late afternoon and evening hours. Wind damage would be the main concern. The end of the work week looks drier before the rain chance increases this weekend. A few showers and storms are possible on 4th of July with temperatures not feeling as hot.
TODAY: Hot with slight chance for late day storms; HIGH: 95.
TONIGHT: Scattered showers, warm and muggy; LOW: 74.
TOMORROW: Sun and clouds with scattered showers & storms possible; HIGH: 92.
THURSDAY: Sun and clouds with scattered showers & storms possible; HIGH: 90.
FRIDAY: Mainly dry and warm; HIGH: 90.
INDEPENDENCE DAY: Partly Sunny w/30% chance, HIGH: 91
SUNDAY: Partly Sunny w/30% chance, HIGH: 88