The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch in Herkimer, Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery Counties until 9:00 tonight.

The NWS has also issued a Tornado Warning for central Herkimer County until 4:00.

A Severe Thunder Storm Warning has been issued in several areas of Eastern New York and Southern Vermont, including parts of Madison County and southern Oneida County, with storms capable of producing winds of upto 60 mph and large hail.

The warnings in Madision and Oneida County are effective through 4:00 this afternoon.