Grand Strand, Pee Dee under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the following South Carolina counties in our area until 9 p.m.: Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Marlboro.

Robeson and Scotland counties in North Carolina are included in the watch.

A cold front moving through the Carolinas this afternoon will bring the slight chance for storms to develop during the afternoon and evening. A few storms may be severe with the primary threat being large hail.

Severe storms may also have damaging wind gusts over 60mph.

The risk of a tornado is small, but it isn't zero.

Make sure you are staying weather aware.You can always track the rain on First Warning Live Doppler 15000 or if you have an iPhone or Android make sure you download the app.