Thunderstorm watch in effect for all of mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for all of mid-Missouri until 7:00 p.m. tonight.  The primary concern with such thunderstorm would be high winds and ping-pong size hail.  Some weak tornadoes could also develop. 

Thunderstorms are expected to arrive in the Jefferson City area between 3:00 and 4:00. 

The following counties are all included in the watch: 

ADAIR                AUDRAIN             BARRY

BENTON               BOONE               CALDWELL

CALLAWAY             CAMDEN              CARROLL

CEDAR                CHARITON            CHRISTIAN

COLE                 COOPER              CRAWFORD

DADE                 DALLAS              DAVIESS

DEKALB               DENT                DOUGLAS

FRANKLIN             GASCONADE           GENTRY

GREENE               GRUNDY              HARRISON

HENRY                HICKORY             HOWARD

HOWELL               IRON                JOHNSON

KNOX                 LACLEDE             LAFAYETTE

LAWRENCE             LEWIS               LINCOLN

LINN                 LIVINGSTON          MACON

MARIES               MARION              MERCER

MILLER               MONITEAU            MONROE

MONTGOMERY           MORGAN              OREGON

OSAGE                OZARK               PETTIS

PHELPS               PIKE                POLK

PULASKI              PUTNAM              RALLS

RANDOLPH             RAY                 REYNOLDS

SALINE               SCHUYLER            SHANNON

SHELBY               ST. CLAIR           STONE

SULLIVAN             TANEY               TEXAS

WARREN               WASHINGTON          WEBSTER

WORTH                WRIGHT