SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH issued for the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for several counties in the Ozarks.

The watch lasts until 8 p.m. It covers Benton (Mo.), Camden, Cedar, Dallas, Hickory, Laclede, Maries, Miller Morgan, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair and and Vernon Counties.

The main threat with these storms is hail and wind.