COLUMBIA — The National Weather Service posted a severe thunderstorm watch for Boone County until 9 p.m. Sunday.
There also was a significant weather advisory issued for northern Boone County and western Audrain County until 5:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. A significant weather advisory includes the possibility of hail up to the size of a penny, winds up to 40 mph and heavy rain with frequent lightning.
At 4:47 p.m., the storm was tracked at 13 miles north of Columbia. It is moving east at 25 mph.
Centralia, Mexico, Sturgeon, Hallsville, Thompson and Vandiver are near the path of this storm.