A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight for the far northwest South Plains and southwest Panhandle.

Areas under the watch include Hale, Bailey, Swisher, and Parmer Counties. The watch also extends into New Mexico, including Roosevelt and Curry Counties.

Lubbock County is not included in this watch, but is under a hazardous weather outlook

As the weather changes, KFYO will keep you updated.