The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Schoharie County residents until 10:00 p.m. tonight. Oppressive humidity levels and high temperatures have gave way to gusty winds and darkening clouds over the afternoon and into the evening.
As of 5:20 p.m., severe thunderstorm watches are in place for several area counties as scattered storms move across the region. Storms could become strong to locally severe with wind gusts in excess of sixty miles per hour, hail to one inch in diameter and heavy rainfall likely.
Please stay safe everyone and stay tuned to the Schoharie News and WNYT-Albany for all your severe weather updates.