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The National Weather Service in Bismarck has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for most of the area until 11 p.m. Monday, August 1st.

At 4 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located in Kidder County with strong winds and ping-pong sized hail.

With the air and heat, conditions are capable of producing unstable weather and a good chance of severe storms for the area. Some of these storms can produce damaging winds, dangerous lightening and heavy rain.

The counties in the watch area currently include:

  • Burleigh
  • Morton
  • Sioux
  • Kidder
  • Grant
  • Logan

Residents in these counties should stay aware of this changing weather situation.

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