Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
356 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

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...
  NORTHWESTERN GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  SOUTHWESTERN ORLEANS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 355 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR LOCKPORT TO NEAR PENDLETON...MOVING EAST AT 40
  MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LOCKPORT...MEDINA...ALBION...PENDLETON...AKRON...MIDDLEPORT...
  OAKFIELD AND SHELBY.

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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. THE STORMS HAVE A HISTORY OF PRODUCING OVER ONE AND
A HALF INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN ONE HOUR. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 4324 7813 4298 7824 4307 7878 4321 7872
TIME...MOT...LOC 1955Z 277DEG 36KT 4318 7858 4308 7864

HAIL...0.88IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

RSH



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