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MUST SEE: Tornado lifts, relocates car in Western New York

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    Dalia Ibrahim
    Digital Reporter

    Thursday, July 20, 2017, 5:44 PM - Severe thunderstorms along a 'ring of fire' spawned a tornado in western, New York, on Thursday, July 20.

    A home surveillance camera caught footage of a tornado lifting a car off the driveway (both videos below) and relocating it onto the front yard in Hamburg, southeast of Buffalo.

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    The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for severe storms in the area, but as of Thursday afternoon, there was no official confirmation from the agency of any touchdowns by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC). 

    One local news outlet said a possible tornado may have touched down near the Erie County Fairgrounds. The National Weather Service has yet to confirm this report. 

    Severe storms brought down several trees in Steuben County Thursday, SPC also reported.

    Forecasters were warning of additional strong to severe storms from the U.S. northern Plains and central Plains east across parts of the Great Lakes and the Midwest through the afternoon and evening. 

    This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

    Below is an on-the-ground look of Thursday’s severe storms across New York state:

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    Additional Sources: NWS Storm Reports | Storm Prediction Center | News 4 WIVB Buffalo

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