Severe thunderstorm warning issued by National Weather Service
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the extreme southeastern portion of Genesee County by the National Weather Service in Buffalo. It's in effect until 1:15 p.m.
Doppler radar initially spotted the storm 18 miles south of Batavia at 12:16 p.m. and moving east at 35 mph.
The storm is capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. The National Weather Service warns: you should move indoors immediately -- if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning, one of nature's number-one killers.
Later this afternoon, there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Breezy, with a west wind between 18 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind between 7 and 10 mph.