Midstate counties under storm watch

Several midstate counties are included in a severe thunderstorm watch issued by the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.

Monroe, Putman, Jasper, Lamar and Butts counties are under the storm watch until 11 p.m. Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible over much of north and Middle Georgia, with lightning, heavy rains, gusty winds and small hail possible, according to the weather service Web site.