Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties until 2 p.m. today.

This includes the areas of Interstate 86 between exits 6 and 21, Bemus Point, Gerry, Sinclairville, Cherry Creek, South Dayton, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Institution.

The storm was located 6 miles southwest of the institution, or 18 miles west of Jamestown. The storm is moving northwest at 40 mph.

The weather service instructs those on or near Chautauqua Lake to get out of the water and move indoors.