Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Written by Alex Feig on May 23, 2019
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1056 AM EDT Thu May 23 2019
…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WYOMING…EASTERN CATTARAUGUS…EASTERN ERIE…LIVINGSTON…NORTHEASTERN NIAGARA…
ORLEANS…ALLEGANY…MONROE AND GENESEE COUNTIES…
At 1055 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Middleport to Allegany. Movement was east at 55 mph.
Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with these storms along with brief, heavy downpours.
Locations impacted include…
Rochester, Greece, Chili, Batavia, Olean, Brockport, Geneseo, Medina, Albion, Hilton, Dansville, Wellsville, Brighton, Gates-North Gates, Hamlin Beach State Park, Darien Lakes State Park, Letchworth State Park, Henrietta, Marilla and Le Roy.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 390 between exits 4 and 12.
Interstate 90 between exits 48A and 46.
Interstate 86 between exits 24 and 33.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 PM EDT for western New York.