Major drop in temperatures coming our way

Posted at 3:10 PM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 19:01:37-04

A strong cold front will cross WNY this afternoon and bring showers and thunderstorms to the area.  A marginal shot for some storms to become severe with damaging winds and heavy rain through the evening is possible.

3PM-5PM - Scattered heavy rain showers and few thunderstorms develop across the S.Tier.  Rain showers approach and pass Buffalo between 4PM-5PM which may slow the afternoon commute down some.

5PM-7PM - stronger storms possible across the S.Tier as front passes WNY between Dunkirk and Warsaw to start and finish with Ellicottville to Wellsville around 7PM.

7PM-9PM:  Heavy rain and strongest storms across northern Pennsylvania.

The threat for severe with with strong winds will primarily be across the S.Tier during the afternoon/evening commute with gusty winds and torrential rain. 

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