Strong thunderstorm hits area Thursday; chance of strong storms this afternoon

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express
A strong thunderstorm passing through Dundee Thursday night was blamed for this tree into a house on Hollister Street.

As strong thunderstorms passed through Yates County Thursday night, this house on Hollister Street in Dundee was damaged when a tree, reportedly struck by lightening, fell on it around 9:45 p.m. Dundee firefighters and a NYSEG crew were called to the scene because electrical wires were tangled in the tree.

The National Weather Service had issued a strong thunderstorm warning.

Branchport/Keuka Park firefighters were also called to the report of wires down in their district after the storm.

Today's forecast calls for rain and a high of around 79 degrees F and a chance of more scattered strong storms late in the day.