People can expect a chance of thunderstorms for most of the week as a typical summertime weather patterns sets in for the Charleston area, according to the National Weather Service.

The risk will increase early this week and peak Wednesday, when the overall chance of rain is forecast to be 40 percent.

Meteorologists did not anticipate any all-out rainy days this week, though.

Here's a look at the extended forecast:

Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Monday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tuesday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 73. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Wednesday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

Friday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

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