Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued


The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for South Central Oneida County, Western Otsego, Southeastern Madison County and Chenango County until 4:00 PM EDT.

At 3:12 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Morrisville to Plymouth to Greater Binghamton Airport, moving east at 55 mph. 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

Locations impacted include; Norwich, Maine, Eaton, Hamilton, Sidney, Guilford, Brookfield, Sanford, Morrisville and Augusta.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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