Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
459 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

NYZ020-021-202130-
Cattaraugus-Allegany-
459 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN CATTARAUGUS AND
WEST CENTRAL ALLEGANY COUNTIES...

At 458 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Allegany, or 8
miles northwest of Olean, moving east at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Olean, Allegany, Weston Mills, St. Bonaventure, Hinsdale, Portville,
Ischua, Humphrey, Vandalia and Haskell Flats.

This includes Interstate 86 between exits 24 and 27.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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 4206 7862 4220 7862 4229 7830 4204 7830
TIME...MOT...LOC 2058Z 254DEG 24KT 4214 7857

$$

Reynolds



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