The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for most of the listening area, including the counties of Burleigh and Morton.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 10 p.m., CST (5/30/16). The Severe Weather Action Team (SWAT) has been following several strong thunderstorm cells through out the afternoon.

The following counties are in the effected are;

  • Burleigh
  • Morton
  • Cass
  • Logan
  • Sioux
  • Steele
  • Grant
  • Emmons
  • Wells
  • Stutsman
  • Grant
  • Kidder

A SEVERE THUNDERTSTORM WATCH means the conditions are favorable for severe storms, including dangerous lighting, possible tornado activity and strong winds.

NWS

Be sure to stay up to date with this moving system throughout the afternoon and evening.

When disaster strikes, Townsquare Media’s Severe Weather Action Team (S.W.A.T.) keeps you informed. It is recommended that you keep a battery powered radio handy at all times and keep your radio tuned to Cool 98.7, Hot 97.5, 96.5 The Fox, 103.3 US Country, or Supertalk 1270 when severe weather sweeps through your community.

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