Witnesses report possible tornado in Fredonia

What several witnesses have described as a tornado was spotted around 6 p.m. today in Fredonia.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department reported it had numerous calls regarding tornado sightings in the Fredonia area, but have no reports of damage at this time. The Sheriff’s Department also indicated its radar system looked clear, and the reported funnel cloud may have been just passing through.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo was contacted and said it was monitoring the situation.