Thunderstorm, cooler weather in store

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 10 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – One of the barns at Forrestel, a horse-riding camp at 11380 Main St. in Shelby, is pictured this afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Orleans and other western and central New York counties for this evening and tonight, with thunderstorms expected to roll through the area.

“Some storms may contain heavy rainfall which could lead to localized flooding,” the Weather Service advised.

After a week with temperatures in the 80s, the mercury will drop this week. Monday is forecast for a high of 78 followed by a high of 73 on Tuesday.

The Weather Service says an Arctic airmass will arrive Tuesday into Wednesday with the potential for the temperatures to dip into the 30s on Wednesday. Frost may develop, according to the Weather Service.

Highs are forecast for 55 on Wednesday and 60 on Thursday.

A stone wall is on the perimeter of the Forrestel property.