Update 5:48pm - According to News 10 ABC a tornado was reported as touching down in Copake, NY earlier this afternoon and areas south of Albany and in Mass are under a tornado warning. Those details here

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Update 5:41pm Flood Advisory Issued for portions of Central and Southern New York State. Details from National Weather Service here.

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Update: 3:42pm

Rain and thunder reported in downtown Albany as the thunderstorm front moves through. Here's a recent radar snapshot from the National Weather Service.

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The National weather service is tracking a cell of heavy thunderstorms in our region this afternoon.As a result much of the 1077 'GNA listening area has been put under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch unitl 9pm. Full details and counties are here. If these upgrade to warnings we will keep you up to date here.