The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Bowie and Miller counties until 4 p.m. 

Outside our studios, rain and hail are currently pounding the streets. According to the meteorologists at the NWS, this line of thunderstorms may produce hail as large as a quarter in diameter.

Strong winds in excess of 60 mph  are expected to blow through the area.

Area residents need to prepare themselves for these damaging winds, hail and lightning. If you are outdoors, you should immediately take cover indoors and stay away from windows.

For more information, visit the National Weather Service online.