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TORNADO WATCH – For CNY May 1, 2017

TORNADO WATCH REMAINS VALID UNTIL 10 PM TODAY FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

IN CENTRAL NEW YORK – CAYUGA, JEFFERSON, LEWIS AND OSWEGO COUNTIES.

Thunderstorms are moving into western New York and will sweep east across central New York between 5 and 8 p.m. The greatest threat from these storms will be wind damage from straight line winds and also heavy rain.

It is possible that in a few of the thunderstorms an isolated tornado could form. A tornado watch doesn’t mean that they will occur, only that they are possible.