FIRST ALERT: Lowcountry counties under tornado watch

FIRST ALERT: Lowcountry counties under tornado watch
The tornado watch is in effect until 2 a.m. for six Lowcountry counties. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The National Weather Service declared a tornado watch for six Lowcountry counties in effect until 2 a.m. Monday.

Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, Colleton, Williamsburg and Georgetown Counties are all included in the watch. The watch also includes Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Horry, Marion and Marlboro Counties.

A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes, but does not mean an actual tornado has been spotted. In the event a tornado is detected, a tornado warning would be issued.

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