Strong thunderstorms packing damaging winds and plenty of lightning moved through the Finger lakes on Wednesday. In particular, a potent line of storms passed through Ontario, then northern Seneca counties causing some damage in parts.
Large tree limbs and some smaller trees were reported fallen. No structural damage was immediately reported in Seneca County.
A strong line of thunderstorms moved through the region this afternoon. These photos show tree damage on East Bayard Street and the college campus in Seneca Falls. Share photos of the storm's impact in your community. pic.twitter.com/XzZJGpBN2K
— FingerLakes1.com (@FingerLakes1) June 30, 2021
Wind gusts in excess of 60 mph had been reported in Ontario County when the cell moved through there. Despite the hefty winds less than 100 households were reported without power after the storms moved through Ontario and Seneca counties.
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings south and southeast of #ROC. Wind damage reported in Geneva. Gusts to 60 mph along with torrential rain and vivid lightning as these cells pass. #FLX #WX pic.twitter.com/PXIIAYDi6i
— Josh Nichols (@wnywxguy) June 30, 2021
— Samantha Parish (@FLXSamantha) June 30, 2021
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