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Thunderstorms could bring heavy rain to Niagara Frontier this morning

Staff Reports Posted 7 August 2018 at 8:27 am

Photo courtesy of Ralph Smith: The weather shifted by the lake in Yates on Monday afternoon. Temperatures were in the 90s, but took a sudden drop with about 40 mile per hour winds and lightning. Ralph Smith of Lyndonville sent in this photo taken about 4 p.m. of the shore near the Yates-Carlton town line.

The National Weather Service is warning thunderstorms will bring heavy rain this morning to the Niagara Frontier, north of Buffalo and moving east to Medina and Orleans County. The storms could bring an inch of rain in less than a half hour.

“Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding,” the National Weather Service said.

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