The tornado that touched down earlier this afternoon is now threatening central Herkimer County.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

CENTRAL HERKIMER COUNTY IN EASTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 451 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 11 MILES WEST OF

NORTHWOOD...OR 8 MILES WEST OF HINCKLEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30

MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...

NORTHWOOD BY 510 PM EDT...

OHIO BY 515 PM EDT...