Tornado watch issued for region
Lincoln County residents are advised to take caution after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a tornado watch this afternoon for the area.
According to the alert, the watch “means conditions are favorable for severe weather.”
A band of strong thunderstorms is expected to move across the area today with possible wind gusts up to 70 mph, the National Weather Service website showed.
For more information on local weather, tune into area news stations or visit noaa.gov.