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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
235 PM EDT Thu Jun 16 2022

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
    Northwestern Cattaraugus County in western New York…
    Southwestern Erie County in western New York…
    Chautauqua County in western New York…
  • Until 330 PM EDT.
  • At 234 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
    extending from near Findley Lake to Cranesville, Pennsylvania,
    moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE…Radar indicated. IMPACT…Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage
    to trees and power lines.
  • Locations impacted include…
    Jamestown, Dunkirk, Fredonia, Westfield, Lakewood, Gowanda, Silver
    Creek, Falconer, Ashford and Mayville.

This includes the following highways…
Interstate 90 between exits 61 and 58.
Interstate 86 between exits 4 and 16.

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 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.

Heavy rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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