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Current Conditions - Charleston, SC

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59°
Overcast
Wind: 14 mph from the NE
Dew Point: 52°F
Pressure: 30.27 in
Humidity: 77%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Updated: 9:15 AM EDT on April 18, 2014 at Charleston, South Carolina(KJZI)
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5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 29401

Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday
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64° | 55°
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66° | 52°
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77° | 59°
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Extended Forecast for Charleston

Friday
Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 64F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.
Friday Night
Overcast with rain. Low of 55F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 1.8 in. possible.
Saturday
Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 66F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Low of 52F. Breezy. Winds from the NNE at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday
Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 70F. Windy. Winds from the NNE at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Fog overnight. Low of 48F. Breezy. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Monday
Clear. High of 72F. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 15 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 52F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Tuesday
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 77F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Fog overnight. Low of 59F. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NW after midnight. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday
Clear. High of 77F. Winds from the North at 5 to 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Low of 57F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Thursday
Clear. High of 77F. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 63F. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 82F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Clear. Low of 63F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 84F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 66F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday
Clear. High of 81F. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday
Clear. High of 77F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 63F. Winds less than 5 mph.
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Conditions Nearby

  Conditions Temp Forecast: Hi/Low
Beaufort Overcast 59° 64° / 59°
Columbia Partly Cloudy 54° 68° / 48°
Darlington Clear 50° 66° / 46°
Florence Overcast 50° 64° / 48°
Greenville Scattered Clouds 50° 61° / 46°
Myrtle Beach Overcast 53° 70° / 55°
Rock Hill Clear 47° 59° / 45°
Sumter Mostly Cloudy 51° 66° / 48°

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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
April 18, 2014
Normal high:77° Record high:92° (1967)
Normal low:54° Record low:35° (2001)
Sunrise:6:46 AM Moon Rise: 11:28 PM
Sunset:7:52 PM Moon Set: 9:14 AM
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Astronomy

Sunrise:06:46 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:11:28 PM (EDT)
Sunset:07:52 PM (EDT) Moon Set:09:14 AM (EDT)
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Today's State Extremes

State Highs:

Hilton Head Island 62°F
Beaufort MCAS 61°F
Charleston 60°F
Beaufort 60°F
Georgetown 57°F

State Lows:

Lancaster 42°F
Marion 44°F
Cheraw 44°F
Rock Hill 45°F
Newberry 46°F

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CofC Observatory, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.0°F 50°F 74% NNE at 11.0 mph 30.18 in 0.00 in 9:05 AM EDT
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James Island Yacht Club, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.5°F 52°F 78% NE at 18.0 mph 30.27 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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SCDNR, Ft Johnson, James Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.7°F 54°F 84% ENE at 3.0 mph 30.17 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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MesoWest NERRS SC-DNR METEOROLOGICAL SITE SC US, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57°F 51°F 80% NE at 8 mph 30.33 in 0.00 in 8:00 AM EDT
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BayView Acres, Mt Pleasant, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
59.4°F 51°F 74% NW at 0.7 mph 30.53 in - 9:07 AM EDT
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West Ashley - Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57.6°F 50°F 75% West at 0.0 mph 30.26 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Woodland Shores - James Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.3°F 51°F 76% North at 11.5 mph 30.25 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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West Ashley - Rotherwood Estates, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57.6°F 51°F 79% NE at 2.9 mph 30.25 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Seaside Plantation, James Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57.6°F 50°F 75% ESE at 5.6 mph 30.24 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Riverfront, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
59.7°F 54°F 81% NNE at 2.0 mph 29.91 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Johns Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.3°F 37°F 46% NNE at 0.0 mph 30.24 in - 9:00 AM EDT
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MARITIME , Folly Beach, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58°F °F - NE at 23 mph 30.28 in 0.00 in 8:00 AM EDT
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Oak Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57.9°F 50°F 75% NE at 11.9 mph 30.14 in - 9:05 AM EDT
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Ravens Run, Omni Blvd, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.3°F 50°F 73% NW at 2.2 mph 30.36 in 0.00 in 9:06 AM EDT
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Evanston Estates, North Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
56.5°F 49°F 76% ENE at 4.0 mph 30.26 in 0.00 in 8:56 AM EDT
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Rivertowne, Mount Pleasant, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.0°F 52°F 80% North at 5.0 mph 30.28 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Hunt Club, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
57.0°F 48°F 73% WSW at 4.7 mph 30.15 in - 8:59 AM EDT
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Amber Glen @ Tanner Plantation, Hanahan, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
56.3°F 46°F 69% North at 4.5 mph 30.32 in 0.00 in 9:00 AM EDT
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Surfsong, Kiawah, Johns Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.6°F 52°F 79% ENE at 0.0 mph 30.22 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Goose Creek, SC US, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
56.2°F 49°F 78% NNW at 1.1 mph 30.27 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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KICA Maintenance, Kiawah Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.9°F 52°F 78% NE at 2.0 mph 30.25 in 0.00 in 9:05 AM EDT
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Sandpines @ Wescott, Summerville, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
55.7°F 47°F 73% NE at 2.0 mph 30.30 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Liberty Hall Plantation, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
55.6°F 45°F 68% North at 0.0 mph 30.20 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Mingo Point, Kiawah Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
59.3°F 54°F 82% South at 2.0 mph 30.24 in 0.00 in 8:59 AM EDT
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Nello Farms, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
55.6°F 48°F 75% ENE at 2.0 mph 30.32 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Bedford Chase @ Crowfield Plantation, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
54.9°F 46°F 71% SSW at 0.0 mph 30.26 in 0.00 in 9:07 AM EDT
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Dock On Horseshoe Creek, Seabrook Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
58.8°F 52°F 79% East at 12.0 mph 30.23 in 0.00 in 9:08 AM EDT
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Jenkins Pt., Seabrook Is., Johns Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Updated
59.2°F 54°F 82% East at 10.0 mph 30.22 in 0.00 in 9:03 AM EDT
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... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through late tonight...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Georgia and
southeast South Carolina... including the following areas... in
southeast Georgia... coastal Bryan... coastal Chatham... coastal
Liberty... coastal McIntosh... Evans... inland Bryan... inland
Chatham... inland Liberty... inland McIntosh... long and
Tattnall. In southeast South Carolina... Beaufort...
Charleston... coastal Colleton and coastal Jasper.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with areas of 4
inches or possible. Rains will be steady or increasing leading
into the high tide cycle this evening after 9 PM.

* Flooding could occur quickly... especially in low-lying and poor
drainage areas. Driving could become hazardous as some area
roadways could become impassable due to high water... especially
in urban areas like downtown Charleston and Savannah around the
time of high tide.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to protect life and property... especially in areas
prone to flooding. If flooding develops... move to higher ground
immediately. If driving... be prepared for flooded roadways and
possible Road closures.




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