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THUNDERSTORM THREAT SUBSIDES: Line of storms passes through the region

At 9:41 am this morning The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the counties of Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Livingston, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario,  Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates expiring at 2:00 pm. Also, a lakeshore flood watch is in effect for Northern Cayuga, Oswego, and Wayne through 10:00 AM Friday morning.

UPDATE at 1:02 PM:
The main line of storms has moved through the western and central Finger Lakes with the heaviest rain falling in northern Wayne and Cayuga counties and the Southern Tier.

The rest of Thursday looks like this:
A 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10 pm and 1 am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind 9 to 17 mph. While Friday looks to be partly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest winds at 13 to 16 mph. Full forecast here.

Some of those storms could pack damaging winds, small hail, and heavy rain.

Forecasters agree that as the cold front approaches and passes – winds will pick up. Gusts could exceed 40 mph in parts of the Finger Lakes.

Behind the front temperatures will drop off from daytime highs of 75 to 80 degrees; falling back into the low- to mid-60s.

Meanwhile, flooding will continue to be a concern along Lake Ontario – with or without additional thunderstorms, or rainfall.

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