A line of severe thunderstorms crossed Niagara, Genesee and Monroe
counties producing damaging winds. The thunderstorm winds downed trees
and power lines in North Tonawanda, Elba, Riga and Bergen. Power
outages were numerous. In Riga, the winds damaged a large roadsign.
developed along a front stalled across the
Region. The thunderstorm winds
downed trees and power lines in Le Roy and
. The slow moving storms also
produced up to three inches of rain in less than an hour. Several
roads were closed and one home on
East Lake Road
in Conesus was damaged.
The Town of
was hardest hit. Many roads were
washed out. Others were covered with up to three feet of debris and
gravel and were impassable. Roads affected included County Routes 36
and Routes 21 and 245. Schools were
closed on the 21st because of hazardous driving conditions. In
, rocks and mud slid down a hill and
partially buried a home. Tons of debris filled the house. Some roads
could take weeks to rebuild and re-open.
management estimated $2 million in
damage to private property and nearly $4 million in damages to roads
and other county infrastructure.