Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY

900 PM EDT TUE MAY 28 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK

EASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK

THIS ALSO INCLUDES INTERSTATE 86 BETWEEN EXITS 7 AND 23.

* UNTIL 945 PM EDT

* AT 855 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 9 MILES

NORTHWEST OF JAMESTOWN…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…

FALCONER…

ALLEGANY PARK…

SALAMANCA…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DOPPLER RADAR HAS INDICATED SOME WEAK ROTATION WITHIN THIS STORM.

WHILE NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…A TORNADO MAY STILL DEVELOP. IF A

TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A

STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

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.

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LAT…LON 4213 7950 4240 7937 4229 7847 4199 7855

4199 7864

TIME…MOT…LOC 0100Z 279DEG 39KT 4219 7928