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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for WNY expires

The same storm that rolled through Buffalo earlier Wednesday strengthened as it tracked southeast.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Wednesday afternoon the National Weather Service office in Buffalo issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning as the same storm that rolled through Buffalo strengthened as it moved away from the lake. 

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued earlier Wednesday afternoon for Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming and Erie counties has been allowed to expire at 5:10 p.m. 

These thunderstorms are capable of producing heavy rain, lots of lightning and strong wind gusts and will last though early Wednesday evening. Grand Island received an inch of rain within about an hour earlier Wednesday. 

The Flood Watch and Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Potter County in northern Pennsylvania also expired early Wednesday night. 

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