Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
451 PM EDT Fri May 29 2020

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Erie County in western New York...
  Southeastern Niagara County in western New York...

* Until 545 PM EDT..

* At 451 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Blasdell, or
  over Lackawanna, moving northeast at 30 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Buffalo, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Clarence, Lackawanna, Kenmore,
  Depew, Amherst, Tonawanda and Lancaster.

 This includes Interstate 90 between exits 57 and 49.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. 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.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.