Tornado Warnings being issued throughout New York State, including Allegany County

Multiple TORNADO WARNINGS, along with SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS, are being issued on an ongoing basis this afternoon, having started in Chautauqua County shortly before noon.

Due to volume, we are updating warnings and location maps on our group Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/alleganyhopewny only.

In event of a warning, the National Weather Service is urging:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.