A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 11pm for the Eastern South Plains, not including Lubbock and Hale counties.

The counties included in the watch area are: Briscoe, Childress, Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Gray, Hall, Kent, King, Motley, Roberts, Stonewall & Wheeler.

The main threats in the watch area are winds up to 60 mph and hail up to quarter size.

Ron Roberts will have the latest weather updates throughout the evening on News/Talk 790, KFYO and 98.1 KOOL FM