Update 9:20pm: The watch for the district has ended. 

We could be seeing a heavy storm hit Muskoka this afternoon.

Environment Canada has put the entire district under a severe thunderstorm watch.

The weather service warns the area could see heavy rain, strong winds and lots of lightning.

There’s also the possibility of hail and officials warn there is a chance this type of storm could cause a tornado.

The rain will continue through tonight and into tomorrow with about 20 mm falling.

The MyMuskokaNow newsroom is tracking this storm and will provide more updates as they become available.