More severe thunderstorms entering the area tonight

WEATHER BULLETIN: Another day of SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS has entered the weather picture at this hour for northwest Allegany County west and north.

The first of several storms, moving from the southwest to northeast, will be moving through the area through 8:15PM, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo.

“Large hail, damaging wind, and continuous cloud to ground lightning are occurring with this storm,” forecasters report, with 60MPH winds being part of this occurrence, similar to yesterday.

“Move indoors immediately,” they urge, and move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. “Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.”

“Hail damage to vehicles is expected,” the NWS reports, with wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees also anticipated.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM. and continue to monitor resources for updates.

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