Rain and storms Thursday. Slight severe storm risk

The area is under a slight risk for severe storms Thursday morning through Thursday night. While no watches or warnings have been issued, the threat for severe storms is increasing and a Tornado Watch may be issued. A watch means that conditions are favorable for severe storms capable of producing tornadoes.

A cold front moving through the Carolinas Thursday is increasing rain and storms along the I-95 corridor and slowly pushing East during the morning through Thursday evening. Heavy rain will be possible along with a few strong storms. Isolated severe storms are also possible with damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes being the main threat.

Heavy rain at times, along with this very slow moving system will soak the area with 1-3" of rain possible. This will lead to an increased flooding threat as well.

The threat for severe storms will gradually end overnight from West to East as the front finally moves through. This will occur mainly after midnight Inland and near daybreak for the Grand Strand.

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The front will move off of the East Coast early Friday. Clouds will begin to break and the humidity will drop as drier air moves in. Temps will be down as well with highs mainly in the 70s from Friday through the weekend. Mornings will be noticeable cooler as well with lows down to the lot/mid 50s by Sunday morning.

Thursday: Rain and storms likely. Storms could be severe. Highs- Low 80s.

Tonight: Rain and storms likely early tappering off late. Lows: Low 60s

Friday: Mostly cloudy early giving way to some afternoon sunshine, lower humidity, and cooler conditions Highs-Upper 70s

Saturday: Mostly sunny, low humidity, and even a bit cooler. Highs-Mid/Upper 70s


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