The following counties in the KTVO viewing area are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until Midnight Saturday...
In Missouri : Adair, Macon, Sullivan, Schuyler, and Putnam.
Southerly winds between 20 and 30 mph are likely through Saturday afternoon and evening. Winds may gust as high as 40mph at times.
There is a chance for isolated to scattered thunderstorms for much of that area.
Areas of northern, central, and eastern Missouri along and north of Interstate 70 have the highest riske for thunderstorm activity.
A few of these storms could become strong to severe this evening. The primary risks from thunderstorm activity will be large hail and damaging winds.
Although a very low probability an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.
Stay tuned to KTVO's Storm Team 3, Heartlandconnection.com and NOAA Weather radio throughout the day for the lastest updates.