The National Weather Service has issued SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH for Burleigh, Morton, Emmons, Grant, Mclean, Mercer, Oliver and Wells counties.

Stay tuned for details as a cold front moves through the area late tonight and early in the morning overnight (5/22).  Combining that cold air with the current warmer air can be a recipe for threatening weather for the area.

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For a complete list of the counties under the watch, click here.

A severe thunderstorm watch mean the conditions are heavy rain, strong winds, dangerous lighting and tornado activity.