Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued until 10 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued until 10 p.m.

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for most of the Midlands until 10:00 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are favorable for severe storms to form.

Counties in the warning area include: Richland, Lexington, Kershaw, Newberry, Sumter, Saluda, Lee, and Orangeburg.

The main threats from the storms will be damaging winds and small hail.

Stay with the WIS First Alert Weather Team on air and online for the latest on this evening's severe storm potential.

Be sure to download the WIS Weather App if you plan to be away from your TV and computer.

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