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Current Conditions - Charleston, SC

Clear
90°
Clear
Wind: 5 mph from the WNW
Dew Point: 75°F
Pressure: 30.08 in
Heat Index: 100°F
Humidity: 62%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Updated: 12:15 PM EDT on August 21, 2014 at Charleston, South Carolina(KJZI)
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5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 29401

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Chance of a Thunderstorm Chance of a Thunderstorm Chance of a Thunderstorm Chance of a Thunderstorm Chance of Rain
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95° | 79°
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95° | 79°
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95° | 73°
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90° | 75°
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86° | 73°
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Extended Forecast for Charleston

Thursday
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 95F with a heat index of 104F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 79F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 95F with a heat index of 102F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 79F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 95F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. Low of 73F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain. High of 90F with a heat index of 97F. Winds from the ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 75F. Winds from the ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 86F with a heat index of 91F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Monday Night
Clear. Low of 73F. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 84F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Tuesday Night
Clear with a chance of rain. Low of 75F. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Wednesday
Partly cloudy with a chance of rain. High of 90F. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Wednesday Night
Clear with a chance of rain. Low of 75F. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Thursday
Clear. High of 93F. Winds from the NE at 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 75F. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Clear. High of 88F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 79F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 82F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 77F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. High of 81F. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Sunday Night
Clear with a chance of a thunderstorm. Low of 77F. Winds from the East at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
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Conditions Nearby

  Conditions Temp Forecast: Hi/Low
Beaufort Clear 86° 95° / 79°
Columbia Clear 92° 99° / 75°
Darlington Clear 91° 97° / 72°
Florence Clear 91° 97° / 75°
Greenville Clear 89° 93° / 75°
Myrtle Beach Clear 90° 91° / 77°
Rock Hill Clear 87° 95° / 73°
Sumter Clear 90° 97° / 72°

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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
August 21, 2014
Normal high:89° Record high:100° (1983)
Normal low:72° Record low:62° (1961)
Sunrise:6:47 AM Moon Rise: 3:21 AM
Sunset:7:58 PM Moon Set: 5:21 PM
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Astronomy

Sunrise:06:47 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:03:21 AM (EDT)
Sunset:07:58 PM (EDT) Moon Set:05:21 PM (EDT)
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Today's State Extremes

State Highs:

Barnwell 91°F
Columbia Owens 90°F
Hartsville 89°F
Aiken 89°F
Kingstree 89°F

State Lows:

Bennettsville 50°F
Pickens County Airport 64°F
Greenville/Spartanburg 66°F
Anderson 66°F
Spartanburg 66°F

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1 Cordes Street Charleston SC, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
93.2°F 77°F 60% SW at 1.0 mph 30.04 in 0.00 in 108°F 12:00 PM EDT
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James Island Yacht Club, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
85.3°F 76°F 73% West at 6.0 mph 30.07 in 0.00 in 95°F 11:47 AM EDT
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SCDNR, Ft Johnson, James Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
88.4°F 79°F 74% NNW at 0.0 mph 29.97 in 0.00 in 104°F 12:00 PM EDT
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West Ashley - Magnolia Rd, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
88.0°F 75°F 66% WSW at 0.0 mph 30.03 in 0.00 in 98°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Woodland Shores - James Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
90.9°F 70°F 50% NNE at 1.2 mph 30.05 in 0.00 in 96°F 12:01 PM EDT
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eLifespaces, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
85.4°F 49°F 28% WSW at 2.0 mph 30.03 in - 83°F 11:47 AM EDT
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West Ashley - Rotherwood Estates, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
89.2°F 78°F 70% NNW at 4.9 mph 30.05 in 0.00 in 104°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Seaside Plantation, James Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
85.7°F 77°F 76% WSW at 0.0 mph 30.08 in 0.00 in 97°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Point Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
87.1°F 76°F 70% WNW at 3.0 mph 30.06 in 0.00 in 98°F 11:58 AM EDT
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Snee Farm, Mt. Pleasant, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
94.1°F 79°F 61% NNE at 0.0 mph 30.01 in 0.00 in 111°F 12:00 PM EDT
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Oak Island, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
89.1°F 73°F 60% SSW at 9.4 mph 29.94 in - 98°F 11:48 AM EDT
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Evanston Estates, North Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
90.6°F 77°F 64% NE at 1.0 mph 30.07 in 0.00 in 104°F 11:46 AM EDT
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Park Circle, North Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
89.9°F 79°F 70% North at 1.0 mph 30.04 in 0.00 in 106°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Rivertowne, Mount Pleasant, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
91.0°F 80°F 72% SW at 0.0 mph 30.21 in 0.00 in 111°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Hunt Club, Charleston, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
88.9°F 76°F 67% North at 2.7 mph 29.93 in - 101°F 12:00 PM EDT
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Amber Glen @ Tanner Plantation, Hanahan, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
91.9°F 68°F 46% East at 4.5 mph 29.83 in 0.00 in 96°F 12:00 PM EDT
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Poplar Grove - Rantowles Creek, Ravenel, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
91.6°F 79°F 66% SW at 0.9 mph 30.06 in 0.00 in 108°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Goose Creek, SC US, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
89.8°F 78°F 68% WNW at 0.0 mph 30.05 in 0.00 in 104°F 12:01 PM EDT
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KICA Maintenance, Kiawah Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
92.4°F 78°F 62% NE at 0.0 mph 30.06 in 0.00 in 107°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Liberty Hall Plantation, Goose Creek, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
91.4°F 75°F 58% West at 3.0 mph 29.98 in 0.00 in 102°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Mingo Point, Kiawah Island, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
87.0°F 77°F 73% West at 4.0 mph 30.04 in 0.00 in 99°F 11:55 AM EDT
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3 Miles North of Hwy's 17 & 165 (Hyde Park Rd), Ravenel, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
90.3°F 80°F 72% SSW at 1.8 mph 30.14 in 0.00 in 108°F 12:01 PM EDT
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Ashborough East, Summerville, SC

Temp. Dew Point Humidity Wind Pressure Hourly Precip. Heat Index Updated
92.7°F 78°F 62% NW at 0.0 mph 30.05 in - 108°F 11:59 AM EDT
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... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening...

* locations... all of southeast South Carolina and southeast
Georgia.

* Heat index values... 105 to 110 degrees during the afternoon
hours with high temperatures in the upper 90s to near 100.

* Impacts... high temperatures and humidity could lead to heat
illnesses if proper precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be sure to check on those who are most susceptible to the heat
such as Young children and the elderly. Never leave children and
pets in a vehicle... since temperatures can be much higher inside.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 9 1 1.






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