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Power outages reported as severe storms hit western New York

Power outages reported as severe storms hit western New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Power outages occurred across the region as two tornadoes touched down and severe storms hit Western New York Wednesday.

As of 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, power had been restored to most of WNY.

Below you will find the latest information on outages:

The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in western New York state on Wednesday.

According to the NWS, an EF-1 tornado with an estimated peak wind speed of 110 MPH began in the town of Arkwright at 12:06 p.m. and ended in the town of Hanover at 12:14 p.m.

The second tornado, an EF-0 with an estimated peak wind of 85 MPH, began in the town of Eden at 12:40 p.m. and ended in Eden at 12:44 p.m.

No injuries or deaths were reported.