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NOAA Skywarn Storm Spotter Workshops Announced

NOAA Skywarn Storm Spotter Workshops Announced

National Weather Service is announcing the following meetings for civilian reporting classes on weather emergencies. SKYWARN® spotters provide essential information for all types of weather hazards, the main responsibility of a SKYWARN® spotter is to identify and describe severe local storms. 

In the average year

  • 10,000 severe thunderstorms
  • 5,000 floods and more than
  • 1,000 tornadoes occur across the United States. 

Since the program started in the 1970s, the information provided by SKYWARN® spotters, coupled with Doppler radar technology, improved satellite and other data, has enabled NWS to issue more timely and accurate warnings for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and flash floods.

High Wind Watch from Friday Nov. 1 5AM - 7PM

High Wind Watch from Friday Nov. 1 5AM - 7PM
High Wind Watchin effect from Friday, November 1, 5:00 AM until Friday, November 1, 7:00 PM

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...ERIE...GENESEE...WYOMING...
CHAUTAUQUA...MONROE...WAYNE...NORTHERN CAYUGA...OSWEGO...
JEFFERSON...AND LEWIS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY EVENING.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY BRING DOWN SOME TREES
AND POWER LINES AND RESULT IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES...AND
ALSO MAKE FOR DIFFICULT TRAVEL IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THAT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STRONG

Freeze Warning; Hamilton, Northern Fulton and Warren Counties

Freeze Warning; Hamilton, Northern Fulton and Warren Counties

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY-- National Weather Service is posting a continuation of a Freeze Warning. Will stay In Effect From Midnight Tonight To 9 AM EDT Tuesday...

* Locations...Northern Herkimer...

  • Hamilton
  • Northern Fulton
  • Warren Counties

Hazards to Health: Widespread frst, temperatures overnight will be in the upper twenties and lower thirties.

Impacts to Environment; Sensitiv Plants and Crops will be Damaged or killed if not protected.

 

NOAA: Small Stream Flooding Advisory: Olean, Wellsville

NOAA: Small Stream Flooding Advisory: Olean, Wellsville

 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  ALLEGANY COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF WELLSVILLE...

* UNTIL 915 PM EDT

 AS MUCH AS TWO INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE LAST THREE HOURS...WITH MUCH OF THIS FALLING WITHIN HOUR OR SO.
EXPECT AREA CREEKS TO RISE RAPIDLY AND CAUSE LOCALIZED PONDING OF
WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS AND OTHER LOW SPOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

NOAA: Fuerte tormenta moviéndose a través de Hortonville a Jeffersonville

NOAA: Fuerte tormenta moviéndose a través de Hortonville a Jeffersonville
DECLARACIÓN ESPECIAL DEL TIEMPONATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY

NOAA: Strong Thunderstorm moving through Hortonville to Jeffersonville

NOAA: Strong Thunderstorm moving through Hortonville to Jeffersonville

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY


...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL WAYNE AND SULLIVAN
COUNTIES...

* AT 646 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SMALL HAIL...STRONG GUSTY
  WINDS...AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
  NARROWSBURG...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* THE STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...

  HORTONVILLE AT 715 PM EDT...
  KENOZA LAKE AT 720 PM EDT...
  LAKE SUPERIOR STATE PARK AND BETHEL AT 725 PM EDT...
  JEFFERSONVILLE AT 730 PM EDT...

THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE AND PRODUCE LARGE HAIL
AND/OR DAMAGING WINDS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE
INDOORS IMMEDIATELY!

THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN...AND COULD

URGENT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allegany Co Cattaragus Co. Until 7:30

URGENT: Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allegany Co Cattaragus Co.  Until 7:30
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NYC003-009-112330- /O.NEW.KBUF.SV.W.0104.130911T2238Z-130911T2330Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 638 PM EDT WED SEP 11 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN ALLEGANY COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK NORTHEASTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK * UNTIL 730 PM EDT * AT 633 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.