Thursday, August 27, 2020

News Briefs

WEATHER WARNING for a severe Thunderstorm issued at 4:12 pm to include Wyoming County--listed earlier as "northeastern Wyoming County;" includes hail.

PRESIDENT TO SPEAK at GOP Convention's closing night. This is important because it may fill in the blanks for the absence of a GOP 2020 platform. VP Dem nominee Kamala Harris did a "pre-buttal" speech this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. giving a brief review of the Dem 2020 platform.

TURKEY DINNER DAY at Asbury's Take Out Meals from 4 to 6 pm. Dinner includes all the fixings. Call ahead 237-5262.

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT TODAY -- The strongest storms will produce powerful wind gusts, hail, isolated flash flooding, intense lightning strikes and a couple of tornadoes for all of WNY and well into PA.

THIS SUNDAY, AUG. 30 is the second last of the remaining two Sundays of Worship at the Lake; the last is Sept. 6.

SLI RESIDENT J. BROCKLEHURST is healing nicely and anticipates a return to Perry First's organ bench Sept. 13.

HURRICANE LAURA continues as a category 1 as of 10:08 am EDT. The storm surge was half of that forecast, as was the flooding; the wind, however was as strong as forecast. Search and Rescue crews have begun their work. So far, one 14-year-old girl is a victim.

HOW FAR WILL SPORTS GO? -- A second meeting of the NBA players is scheduled to take place at 11:00 this morning after refusing to play last night's playoff game because of the Blake shooting being evidence of continued police (official) violence.

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