The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Pettis County along with other counties in Missouri until 7 p.m. Thursday evening.

The other counties include:

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

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour.

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