The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch, beginning at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3rd.

The watch is in effect until 11 p.m. Wednesday evening and covers the following counties in this station's listening area:

  • Burleigh
  • Emmons
  • Grant
  • Kidder
  • McLean
  • Mercer
  • Morton
  • Oliver
  • Sheridan

To see other counties included in the watch, visit the National Weather Service's website HERE.

A tornado watch is issued when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms that could produce tornados, according to Wikipedia.

Keep it tuned to the stations of Townsquare Media for more updates, courtesy of the Severe Weather Action Team (S.W.A.T.)

[National Weather Service]