Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
646 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

NYZ019-272345-
Chautauqua-
646 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WESTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...

At 645 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Waterford, or
17 miles south of Erie, moving northeast at 50 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Dunkirk, Fredonia, Westfield, Mayville, Clymer, Long Point State
Park, Lake Erie State Park, Findley Lake, SUNY Fredonia and
Chautauqua Institute.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 90 between exits 61 and 59.
 Interstate 86 between exits 4 and 7.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

LAT...LON 4227 7976 4228 7973 4231 7976 4233 7973
      4244 7950 4253 7939 4255 7932 4240 7909
      4200 7966 4200 7976
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 221DEG 44KT 4190 8000

$$

Smith



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