Severe weather alert issued for Linton

The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Linton, Indiana, effective until 1am on August 11th. By definition, such a watch means that the potential exists for the development of a severe thunderstorm or tornado. A severe thunderstorm is one that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceeding 58 miles an hour.  You may wish to unplug electronic devices, as power surges from lightning can damage to computers, televisions, and other electronic devices.

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