Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Chautauqua County

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK

* UNTIL 415 PM EDT

* AT 312 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS

OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FINDLEY LAKE…OR 23 MILES

WEST OF JAMESTOWN…AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…

LAKEWOOD…

JAMESTOWN…

FREWSBURG…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF ON OR NEAR CHAUTAUQUA LAKE…GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE

INDOORS OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER…LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO

15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU

ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER

NOW. DON’T BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM!

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM EDT

MONDAY EVENING FOR WESTERN NEW YORK.