The National Weather Service in Boise has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for South Central Twin Falls County until 400 pm (Aug. 8).

Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. This storm was located near jackpot and is moving southeast at 35 mph.

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions

Severe thunderstorms produce damaging winds, destructive hail, deadly lightning and very heavy rain. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of your home or business. Heavy rains flood roads quickly so do not drive into areas where water covers the road.

When safe to do so, please relay storm reports to the national weather service via local law enforcement.