Rain, storms possible Monday afternoon, evening

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There is a risk for severe storms across part of the state this evening.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11:00 p.m. for the western half of central Indiana. There is the potential for one-inch diameter hail, 50 to 60 mph wind gusts and up to an inch of rain.

Lightning will also be a threat from the storms this evening.

In Indiana, the watch includes 14 counties: Daviess, Greene, Knox, Sullivan, Clay, Fountain, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vigo and Warren.