Strong Thunderstorms Rock Area Overnight Bringing Heavy Rain, Hail

Images via Corrinna Lang (left), Amy Norberg (center), and Chautauqua Weather Today (right).

JAMESTOWN – Strong to severe thunderstorms rocked portions of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus County Tuesday night, brining heavy rain, wind and hail to the area.

Many WNYNewsNow viewers shared photos with our team, featuring quarter sized hail.

Reports from our weather partner, Chautauqua Weather Today, indicate several powerlines were brought down along Route 430 between Sherman and Findley Lake.

Crews say the roadway was closed from School Street to Mina-French Creek Road for utility repair.

As of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday the National Grid Outage Map reported 28 peopled remained without power in the Findley Lake area.


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