The sunny, rain-free weather for many days is having summer repercussions.
The U.S. Drought Monitor has declared Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York, including Allegany County, to be “abnormally dry,” with the U.S. Geological Survey showing Genesee River levels at Wellsville being “low,” and measurements in neighboring counties being at the next higher level of “much below.”
There is a slight chance of showers tonight and tomorrow afternoon locally, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo, with a chance of rain — less than 50 percent — in the forecast starting Monday.
The U.S. Drought Monitor Map is available at https://bit.ly/3UOrAkp.
Allegany Hope is a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM and provides both adverse weather and other emergency preparedness and weather education information on this website and on our new group Allegany Hope WNY Community News Facebook page at https://bit.ly/3DRdx6J.
Our new, exclusive Weather Resources page of forecasts and other information from NWS offices at Buffalo, for Allegany County west, Binghamton for Steuben County east, and State College, Pa., for Potter and McKean counties in Pennsylvania, along with regional and national data, also is available through the link on this website or at https://bit.ly/3YAlcPI.
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As always, we are seeking volunteers who have an interest in weather and other types of disaster preparedness to expand our coverage and community education. For further information, contact us at AlleganyHopeWNY@outlook.com.