Tornado watch posted for southern parts of Middle Georgia

The threat of severe thunderstorms unleashing violent storms has prompted a tornado watch for southern counties in Georgia until noon.

The watch area includes the midstate counteis of Ben Hill, Jeff Davis, Irwin, Telfair, Treutlen, Wheeler and Coffee.

Cities and counties farther north including Macon, Warner Robins, Dublin and Milledgeville are not included in this watch.