Category: Weather

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.
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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY

Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Northern Erie-Genesee-Wyoming-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester,
Buffalo, Batavia, and Warsaw
145 PM EDT Sun Apr 12 2020

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM MONDAY TO 2 AM
EDT TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 40 to 50 mph with gusts up to 70 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Northern Erie, Genesee, and
  Wyoming counties.

* WHEN...From 10 AM Monday to 2 AM EDT Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...This will be a dangerous situation. Very strong
  winds will result in numerous downed trees and power lines.
  EXTENSIVE power outages and property damage are expected.
  Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

People should avoid being outside in forested areas and around
trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of
your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. Use caution if
you must drive.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch and Wind Advisories 3/29

Severe Thunderstorm Watch

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 76
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1200 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 2020

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 76 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS


    NEW YORK COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALLEGANY             CATTARAUGUS         CHAUTAUQUA
ERIE                 GENESEE             LIVINGSTON
MONROE               NIAGARA             ONTARIO
ORLEANS              WAYNE               WYOMING

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
  expected.

* WHERE...The Niagara Frontier.

* WHEN...From 2 PM this afternoon to 11 PM EDT this evening.
  Strongest wind gusts expected during the late afternoon and
  early evening.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. A few
  tree limbs could be blown down, resulting in isolated power
  outages. Tents and temporary outdoor structures may be damaged
  by the gusty winds.