643  
WUUS51 KBUF 190333  
SVRBUF  
NYC009-013-029-190430-  
/O.NEW.KBUF.SV.W.0029.170519T0333Z-170519T0430Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
1133 PM EDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
NORTHEASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
 
* UNTIL 1230 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1132 PM EDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER LAKE ERIE  
STATE PARK, OR NEAR DUNKIRK, MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...MINOR DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS POSSIBLE. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE  
TO TREES AND POWER LINES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DUNKIRK, FREDONIA, SPRINGVILLE, GOWANDA, SILVER CREEK, ASHFORD,  
NORTH COLLINS AND ASHFORD HOLLOW.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN EXITS 59 AND 58.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND  
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4241 7958 4244 7950 4248 7947 4253 7939  
4254 7934 4257 7928 4261 7859 4226 7852  
4237 7958  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0332Z 274DEG 45KT 4245 7946  
 
HAIL...1.00IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
WOOD  
 
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