NORMAN, Ok (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for a large area of Central New York. The counties covered in the Watch Area include Oneida, Otsego, Herkimer, Madison, Chenango and Delaware. The Watch is in effect until 8:00PM Wednesday.
A cold front will move across the area midday Wednesday. A strong Thunderstorm was moving through Northern Otsego County shortly after noon Wednesday. This storm had winds in excess of 40 MPH and half inch size hail. It was moving east at 35 MPH.