Isolated tornadoes possible in Western New York for Thursday

Posted at 6:29 AM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 06:38:24-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The weather pattern in Western New York will become very active Thursday afternoon.

Expect storms to develop around 12 p.m. from Buffalo to Batavia.

This line of storms will slowly drift south and be the focal point for storms this afternoon.

Some storms could produce damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and isolated tornadoes.

The active weather pattern will be with us through the end of the week.

The Storm Prediction Center has most of Western New York with a slight risk for severe storms on Thursday.

Allegany County has an enhanced risk for Thursday.

The main threat for severe storms will be damaging winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes.

The tornado chance is higher southeast of Buffalo.