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Severe weather impacting Wyoming, Genesee counties

A funnel cloud spun through Wyoming County on Sunday, according the National Weather Service in Buffalo. It was one incident in a string of severe weather events in the area.

Flash flooding is expected tonight in northeastern Wyoming County and southeastern Genesee County, according to a release from the National Weather Service.

Around 4:15 p.m., radar picked up thunderstorms with heavy rain across those areas, according to the warning. One to two inches of rain have fallen already.

Flooding is expected in Batavia, Le Roy, Attica, Pavilion, Stafford, Covington, Alexander and East Bethany.

The warning will stay in effect until 7:15 p.m.

It follows a severe thunderstorm warning from earlier Sunday that covered parts of Wyoming, Erie, Livingston, Monroe and Genesee counties.

Winds over 40 mph and half-inch hail were predicted with the thunderstorms, that warning said. Impacted locations included Clarence, Batavia, Darien Lakes State Park, Letchworth State Park, Le Roy, Pembroke, Perry, Warsaw, Bennington and Mount Morris.

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