Possible thunderstorms headed to Hilton Head, Beaufort. Here’s when bad weather rolls in

With a window between late Wednesday afternoon and early evening, isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms are possible for Beaufort County.

Damaging wind gusts and hail could affect the area ahead of a weak cold front, according to the National Weather Service’s Charleston Office on Wednesday morning. Strong winds can cause damage to trees, mobile homes, roofs and cars. Whipping wind can also cause widespread power outages.

Hilton Head Island is at the lowest risk for developing severe weather, while Beaufort is classified by local meteorologists as being at “marginal risk.”

Marginal risk means isolated severe thunderstorms are possible, which are limited in duration, coverage and/or intensity, according to the NWS