by: Scott McCaulley
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Lakes Region for the rest of the afternoon into the evening.
Most of the Lakes Region is included in the Watch including both the Branson and Harrison Areas until 8:00.
Counties in Missouri include:
Golf Ball Size Hail and Wind Gust in excess of 70 MPH are also possible with the storms. Though not under a Tornado Watch, the eastern part of the Missouri Lakes Region including Ozark County is under a Flash Flood Watch today with heavy rain a possibility.