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Weather Service again warns of severe thunderstorm

Staff Reports Posted 8 July 2014 at 12:00 am

Storm has low chance of becoming tornado

The National Weather Service is again warning that a severe thunderstorm could hit Orleans County and much of Western New York and the Southern Tier.

The Weather Service also issued a storm watch on Monday. Today’s watch is in effect until 8 p.m.

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon over Ohio and move eastward into Western and Central New York, the Weather Service advised.

“Be prepared for strong winds, heavy rain and small hail,” the Weather Service stated. “There is even a low chance for a tornado.”