Watch out as this storm could have ¼ inch size hail and winds over 60 mph.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MASSACHUSETTS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS

BERKSHIRE

IN NEW YORK THIS WATCH INCLUDES 15 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK

ALBANY COLUMBIA DUTCHESS

FULTON GREENE HAMILTON

HERKIMER MONTGOMERY RENSSELAER

SARATOGA SCHENECTADY SCHOHARIE

ULSTER WARREN WASHINGTON

IN VERMONT THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHERN VERMONT

BENNINGTON WINDHAM

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ALBANY...AMSTERDAM...ARLINGTON...

ATHENS...BEACON...BELLOWS FALLS...BENNINGTON...BRATTLEBORO...

CAIRO...CAMBRIDGE...CATSKILL...COBLESKILL...COXSACKIE...

DOLGEVILLE...FORT EDWARD...FRANKFORT...GLENS FALLS...

GLOVERSVILLE...GRANVILLE...GREENWICH...HERKIMER...HUDSON...

HUDSON FALLS...ILION...JEFFERSON HEIGHTS...JOHNSTOWN...KINGSTON...

LITTLE FALLS...MIDDLEBURGH...MOHAWK...NEW PALTZ...NORTH ADAMS...

PITTSFIELD...POUGHKEEPSIE...ROTTERDAM...SARATOGA SPRINGS...

SCHENECTADY...SPECULATOR...TORRINGTON...TROY...WELLSVILLE...

WEST BRATTLEBORO...WEST GLENS FALLS AND WHITEHALL.

And remember, if you can hear the thunder, there’s always the possibility of being struck by lightening.