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National Weather Service Confirms Tornado Near Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down near Silver Creek just after noon Wednesday and moved along a northeast path near Eden and East Aurora as the remnant storms from Hurricane Beryl hit the region.

This story will be updated as more information about the tornado becomes available. More than 25,000 power outages were reported in Erie County at the height of the storms just after 1 p.m.

 

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There was a total of three in Western NY yesterday:

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DARIEN CENTER, N.Y. — The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday morning a third tornado touched down Wednesday.  This one in Genesee County. 

The EF-0 tornado had peak winds of 75 MPH and spanned only a one-mile path that began in Darien at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday and ended in Alexander. 

The National Weather Service conducted a survey and says there was a path of damage from the southwest crossing Dodgeson Road in the town of Darien.  Most of the damage was caused to trees and large branches. 

Two other tornadoes touched down in both Chautauqua County and Erie County on Wednesday afternoon, as severe storms caused widespread damage across Western New York.

The first tornado touched down in Arkwright at 12:06 p.m., the National Weather Serviceconfirmed Wednesday night. That Chautauqua County tornado was classified as an EF-1 and ended at 12:14 p.m. in the Town of Hanover.

The tornado had an estimated peak wind of 110 mph, traveled three miles, and had a width of 150 yards.

 

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Actually I heard them say on the nightly news there were four

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