The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for a large part of New York State, primarily south of Route 20. The Watch is in effect until 11:00PM Saturday.
The counties affected include:
Otsego, Delaware and Chenango Counties.
At 12:42PM a line of strong Thunderstorms was located along a line from Exeter Center to Gilbertsville, moving east at35 MPH. Winds in excess of 40 MPH are possible with this system.
Areas impacted include:
Oneonta, Worcester, Middlefield, Hartwick, Maryland, Cooperstown, Westville, Springfield, Burlington and New Lisbon.
These storm may intensify, be sure to monitor media for updates.