Strong storms move through area, knock out power

A line of severe thunderstorms continues to move through Greene and Columbia Counties.

A warning is in place, from the National Weather Service:

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...

West central Columbia County in east central New York...

Southeastern Greene County in east central New York...

* Until 530 PM EDT.

* At 428 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Catskill,

moving southeast at 40 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage

to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...

Hudson, Catskill, Claverack, Coxsackie, Athens, Lorenz Park,

Claverack-Red Mills, Cairo, Stockport, Germantown, Hamburg Light,

Jefferson Heights, Burden Dock, Columbiaville, Greenport Center,

Mellenville, Burden, Round Top, Earlton and Stockport Station.

HAIL...1.00IN

WIND...60MPH

The storms have already knocked out power to around 500 customers in both counties.Mostly in scattered areas.

Be careful as the storms continue.

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