The Storm Prediction Center has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch #262 for parts of Missouri, Illinois, and western Kentucky. The watch is in effect until 6am CT Friday morning. The main threat appears to be large hail and damaging winds.
Reminder: A Watch means that conditions are favorable for the development of thunderstorms capable of producing large hail, damaging winds, and dangerous lightning.
Storms should be moving slight south of due east at 40 mph.
Tonight is a good night to turn on your NOAA Weather Radio before you go to bed.