[VIDEO, PHOTO & UPDATES BELOW] 2:55PM EST: The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for central Sullivan County until 3:00PM EST.
At 1:57PM National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm. This storm was located near Fremont and moving east at 20 mph.
The severe thunderstorm will be near…
Hortonville and Callicoon by 205 pm
Hortonville by 210 pm
Callicoon center and Cochecton center by 215 pm
Jeffersonville by 220 pm
Jeffersonville by 225 pm
White Sulphur springs by 240 pm
This storm has the potential to produce nickel to quarter sized hail.
At 2:50PM EST a dangerous storm was hitting the Kiamisha / Monticello area. Dangerous lightening, and hail the size of quarters were pelting the area. Many bungalow colonies were plunged into darkness following lightening strikes as well.
UPDATE 4:00PM EST: The entire Monticello area is currently without power. YWN has been informed by Sullivan County Officials that crews are working feverishly to restore power asap.
UPDATE 4:45PM EST: The National Weather Service has issued another sever thunderstorm warning for Southern-Sullivan County until 5:15PM EST. The storm is capable of producing large hail, strong winds, & dangerous lightening. Please use caution while driving on the roads.
Additionally, the Monticello area remains without power – resulting in many camps & bungalow colonies without water. (Many locations rely on pumps from wells which operate on electricity.
(YWN Sullivan County News Team 2009)