The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of Dutchess and Ulster counties:
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Albany NY
816 PM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Northeastern Ulster County in east central New York...
Northern Dutchess County in east central New York...
Southwestern Columbia County in east central New York...
* Until 900 PM EDT
* At 815 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Red Hook, or
near Saugerties, moving east at 35 mph.
HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
IMPACT...Expect damage to trees, and power lines.
* This severe thunderstorm will be near,
Clermont around 825 PM EDT.
Livingston around 830 PM EDT.
Pine Plains around 835 PM EDT.
Ancram around 840 PM EDT.
Copake around 850 PM EDT.
Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly
from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the
basement or small central room in a sturdy structure.
Please report hail size...damaging winds and reports of trees down to
the National Weather Service by email at Alb.Stormreport@noaa.gov...
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