PHOTOS: Passing thunderstorms cause minor damage

Hess Road in Newfane

WILSON, N.Y. (WIVB) – A thunderstorm passing through Western New York Tuesday night caused minor damage in Niagara County.

Between Niagara, Orleans and Chautauqua counties, National Grid reported around 15,000 people without power. The storm uprooted some trees, which took out power lines, and caused minor flooding in spots.

You can see photos sent in by News 4 viewers of the damage caused by the storm here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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