Severe Thunderstorm Warning moving east toward and through Allegany County

WEATHER BULLETIN: The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for…
Wyoming County in western New York…
Eastern Cattaraugus County in western New York…
Southeastern Erie County in western New York…
Southwestern Livingston County in western New York…
Western Allegany County in western New York…
Central Genesee County in western New York…

* Until 900 PM EDT.

8:58PM Radar image.



* At 806 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Hamburg to near Allegany State Park, moving
east at 45 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include…
Buffalo, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Lackawanna, Batavia, Depew,
Olean, Lancaster, East Aurora, Darien Lakes State Park, Arcade,
Springville, Franklinville, Attica, and Holland.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Large hail, damaging wind, and continuous cloud to ground lightning
are occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning
is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear
thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

HAIL THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX HAIL SIZE…<.75 IN
WIND THREAT…RADAR INDICATED
MAX WIND GUST…60 MPH

Consider posting photos or video of any significant flooding or storm damage to our Facebook page or sending it to us at AlleganyHopeWNY@outlook.com by, first, BEING SAFE when doing so, and including your name, location and direction of images, and any other pertinent information.

Follow on Doppler radar
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