UPDATE 2:05PM: National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touchdown in Metropolitan New York. A tornado swept through Breezy Point in Queens, N.Y about an hour ago. Power is out there and damage is being assessed. A TORNADO WATCH has just been issued for Otsego and Delaware Counties until 10:00PM. At 2:05PM gusty winds are being reported thr0ughout our listening area. Check back here for more updates as they become available.
UPDATE 12;15PM: National Weather Service reports a long and strong line of heavy thunderstorms moving in to our listening area later thais afternoon from the west. Currently they are located just west of I-81. The storm came through Buffalo this morning causing power outages and structural damage in the downtown area. There are reports of a tornado touching down in Buffalo but this has not been confirmed by meteorologists at this time.
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather alert for our region saying that today could be a wild day in our listening area. Here is their report as of Saturday morning: