Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Ulster & Dutchess counties:

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of Dutchess and Ulster counties:


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.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  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

On Facebook at or twitter @nwsalbany


Photo:  flickr, W. Minshull

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