FIRST ALERT: Rain will slowly taper off


MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) -Steady, heavy rain is beginning to taper off to scattered downpours and that trend will continue through daybreak Tuesday.

Some areas of Georgetown and Williamsburg Counties have seen as much as 5 to 8 inches of rain so far today, with much of the Pee Dee already picking up 1 to 3 inches. Periods of heavy rain will continue through the late evening hours with an additional 1 to 2 inches possible. The highest totals will likely be across the northern Pee Dee and areas of Robeson and Scotland Counties where locally up to 4 inches will be possible. The flood threat will be highest tonight across Robeson, Scotland, Marlboro and Dillon Counties.

Lingering showers will be possible early Tuesday but will gradually taper off and end by the early afternoon.

Download the First Alert Weather app to track the rain on radar as well as get any alerts to flooding or severe weather. Additional information on the local river levels is also located in the app.

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