Thursday Storms

May 3, 2012 Updated May 3, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT

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Thursday Storms

May 3, 2012 Updated May 3, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
713 PM EDT THU MAY 3 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN ALLEGANY COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK
SOUTHEASTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK

* UNTIL 815 PM EDT

* AT 708 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
WESTON MILLS...OR 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OLEAN...AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 30 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE...
PORTVILLE...
BOLIVAR...
RICHBURG...
WELLSVILLE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN THE PATH...PREPARE
IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.