Tornado Watch issued for several Pee Dee counties

Wednesday, May 24, 3:40 pm – A tornado watch was issued at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday for Darlington, Dillon, and Marlboro Counties. The watch is in effect until 12 a.m. Thursday. A tornado watch was also issued for Robeson County in North Carolina until midnight. A tornado warning was issued for Darlington County Wednesday afternoon, but minutes later the National Weather Service dismissed that warning saying, “the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado. Therefore the warning has been canceled.” Gusty winds and heavy rain is expected…