Tornado watch issued for the Lowcountry until 6 p.m.

A tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service today was canceled about 5 p.m.

The counties included in the 11:40 a.m. watch including Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper and Orangeburg.

Forecasters also warn that showers and thunderstorms are possible throughout the day, with winds reach as high as 28 mph.

Flooding might be possible in some areas.

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