Possible funnel cloud causes damage in Otsego County


BURLINGTON FLATS, N.Y. (WKTV) - According to the Otsego County 911 Center, residents are reporting a possible tornado in Burlington Flats. That is unconfirmed with the National Weather Service.

The 911 Center also said there are power outages in the area with power lines down. Chapin Road is closed due to power lines blocking the roadway.

There are also reports of damage to buildings in the area.

There was no tornado watch or warning in effect at the time but there was a severe thunderstorm watch for Otsego County is in effect until 11:00 p.m.

This comes just days after the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado in Southern Oneida County that touched down three times with the additon of a microburst in Franklin Springs.

NEWSChannel 2 has a crew on the way to Otsego County. This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WKTV.com for updates.

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