FIRST ALERT: Severe storms possible Monday evening

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Severe storms possible Monday evening as a strong line of storms moves through the area.

A Severe Thunderstorm WATCH has been issued for the entire viewing around through Monday night. The concern is from strong, damaging wind gusts as the storms move through. Wind gusts over 60 mph will be possible with any severe storms through form through the night.

Future Radar continues to show storms developing for areas near I-95 by 5 to 6 pm Monday evening. These storms will likely intensify, potentially into a line of storms, as the move towards the Grand Strand. Latest timing looks like 7 pm for Marion and Dillon County. Moving into far interior Horry County around 8 pm. These storms will then move towards the coast around 9 to 10 pm Monday.

Expect the storms to wind down after midnight but more rain looks likely on Tuesday. Rainfall totals may surpass 2" in spots through Tuesday night.

Be sure to download the WMBF First Alert Weather app for the latest look at the radar and instant notification of any warnings.

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