A flash flood watch is in effect for much of the Lowcountry until 6 p.m. today, the National Weather Service reports.

A 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms is expected today with wind gusts up to 25 mph, the Weather Service said. Highs will be in the mid 80s with lows in the mid 70s.

Thursday: Mostly cloudy skies are expected with a 30 percent chance of rain and winds up to 15 mph. Highs will be in the mid 80s with lows in the mid 70s.

Friday: Partly sunny skies are expected with a 30 percent chance of rain and winds up to 15 mph. Highs will be in the mid 80s with lows in the mid 70s.