Severe storms risk increased today and Tuesday with excessive rain, added concerns tomorrow

UPDATE #2 – 12:22PM: A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been posted by the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) for Allegany and all surrounding New York and Pennsylvania counties until 7PM today (Monday). A HEAT ADVISORY (overridden on the graphic) continues for Steuben County east until 8PM Tuesday. Check previous posts for additional … Read more

Thunderstorms moving east across Southern Tier, a prelude to potential severe weather this week

EARLY ALERT: Thunderstorms are moving across the Southern Tier of New York Sunday afternoon, toward Allegany County, as a Marginal Risk for severe thunderstorms is being forecast for Monday and Tuesday throughout the region, along with the same potential for excessive rain on Tuesday, and possibly Wednesday in some areas. Current, multiple weather projections include: … Read more

Tornado Watch canceled early, with the threat of heavy rain showers still possible through tonight

The National Weather Service (NWS) has canceled early the Tornado Watch which went into effect around noon today and was to have continued through 9PM. Allegany County was the last in the Western New York forecast to have the Watch lifted by the NWS at Buffalo as strong thunderstorms moved to the north and east, … Read more

Tornado Warnings being issued throughout New York State, including Allegany County

Multiple TORNADO WARNINGS, along with SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS, are being issued on an ongoing basis this afternoon, having started in Chautauqua County shortly before noon. Due to volume, we are updating warnings and location maps on our group Facebook page at www.facebook.com/groups/alleganyhopewny only. In event of a warning, the National Weather Service is urging: TAKE … Read more

Tornado Watch in effect for most of New York State and much of Pennsylvania until 9PM today

A TORNADO WATCH has been posted by the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) for nearly all of New York and much of Pennsylvania until 9PM today (Wednesday). A TORNADO WARNING, following a SEVERE STORM WARNING, was issued shortly before noon for Chautauqua County due to rotation seen on radar. No reports are … Read more

Special Weather Statement issued by National Weather Service regarding Beryl

BREAKING: The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo has issued a Special Weather Statement in regard to the remnants of Post-Tropical Cycle Beryl: Monroe-Wayne-Northern Cayuga-Oswego-Lewis-Northern Erie-Genesee-Wyoming-Livingston-Ontario-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus-Allegany-Southern Erie-Including the cities of Rochester, Newark, Fair Haven, Oswego, Lowville, Buffalo, Batavia, Warsaw, Geneseo, Canandaigua, Jamestown, Olean, Wellsville, Orchard Park, and Springville. 900 AM EDT Wed Jul 10 2024…Heavy … Read more

Parts of Allegany moved to Enhanced Risk for severe weather today with more potential for tornadoes

BREAKING: Information sharing suggested. Although Doppler radar this morning is showing the bulk of the remnants of now Post-Tropical Cyclone Beryl moving in a north to northeasterly direction to the north of Allegany County, the Storm Prediction Center at Norman, OK, has increased the level for severe weather to ENHANCED RISK, the third out of … Read more

Severe weather chances from Beryl elevated for Wednesday, Heat Advisory today to the east

BREAKING: Forecast chances for severe weather have been elevated for Allegany and Southern Tier counties of New York and Northern Pennsylvania this morning, as the remnants of now Tropical Storm Beryl moves across the area Wednesday, while the National Weather Service (NWS) at Binghamton has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for Steuben County east from noon … Read more

Chance of severe weather today in Allegany County and excessive rain to southeast

A Marginal Risk of severe weather, primarily winds, is being forecast by the National Weather Service (NWS) for Allegany and neighboring counties late today, with the same risk level for localized heavy downpours and flash flooding in the southeastern portion of the county east and south. The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is showing the … Read more

Flooding potential increases, with Pennsylvania counties also under Flood and Tornado Watches

UPDATE – 1:10PM SATURDAY: A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Potter, McKean and other Northwestern Pennsylvania counties until 8PM today, following a FLOOD WATCH posted earlier. Individuals in Watch and other nearby areas should be prepared to receive emergency alerts and act immediately to seek appropriate shelter in event of a WARNING. Check this … Read more

Drenching thunderstorms with winds projected for Saturday, with localized flooding possible

EARLY ALERT: A Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms, with a lesser Marginal Risk for excessive rain and localized flooding, is expected for the Allegany County area Saturday, after pleasant weather today. The National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is projecting the second level on a scale of five risk tomorrow for severe thunderstorms, … Read more

Severe Storm Warning in effect until 9PM, storms already moving across Northern Pennsylvania

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH now is in effect until 9PM for the Southern Tier of New York, including Allegany County, as severe thunderstorms already start to race at this writing across McKean County, Pa., east along the New York-Pennsylvania border. The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo reports that “storms expanding northeastward from OH/PA have … Read more

More severe weather and excessive rain potential today, Pop-Up Pantry cancelled

Allegany and surrounding counties are again under threat of severe weather and excessive rainfall this afternoon and evening, resulting in this afternoon free Pop-Up Pantry distribution in Angelica being cancelled. The latest outlooks from the National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) and the Weather Prediction Center (WPC) highlight a Marginal or elevated Slight … Read more

Higher heat index returns today before Sunday cooling which will include elevated severe storm risk level

EARLY ALERT: This is the final day of the current heat wave but a changeover to cooler temperatures will bring an elevated chance of severe thunderstorms Sunday, with a forecast that “an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.” The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo assessment, based on the maps from the NWS Storm Prediction … Read more

A few power outages this morning with higher risk of Allegany County severe weather today

Thursday Update #1 – 9:49AM: The National Weather Service at Binghamton has issued a HEAT ADVISORY EXTENSION for Steuben County east by a day until 8PM Friday due to a forecast for continuing high heat indexes tomorrow.– – – – – – – –Just over 100 electric subscribers were without power this morning in Allegany … Read more

Severe storm potential remains for today and Thursday, missed most of Allegany County yesterday

WEDNESDAY’S WEATHER UPDATE: Risks of severe weather remain for Allegany County, increasing tomorrow to as high as a 29 percent chance, as nearly all of the county missed a train-like barrage of Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, including wind, hail and heavy downpours, Tuesday night. The National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) in Norman, Okla., … Read more

More severe thunderstorms entering the area tonight

WEATHER BULLETIN: Another day of SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS has entered the weather picture at this hour for northwest Allegany County west and north. The first of several storms, moving from the southwest to northeast, will be moving through the area through 8:15PM, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo. “Large hail, damaging wind, … Read more

Possibility of severe weather again today and Thursday

TODAY’S WEATHER UPDATE: There is a MARGINAL RISK of severe weather again today and Thursday in Allegany County, the same designation which was issued during the day Monday, prior to multiple waves of wind, hail and downpours hitting many parts of the area, resulting in Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. Some two dozen services are without power … Read more

Some cooling centers may be closed Wednesday as heat and other weather factors develop today

BREAKING: A published list of possible Allegany County cooling centers will be interrupted Wednesday during a multi-day, oppressive heat wave, with several other weather factors, including air quality and potential heavy rain entering the mix, starting today. The Allegany County Health Department has published the list of county government and library locations which can be … Read more

Heat Advisory in effect for Allegany County for Tuesday through Thursday, Monday to the north

WEATHER UPDATE: A Heat Advisory now is in effect for Tuesday noon through 8PM Thursday for Allegany County east and west due to heat indexes in the 100-degree range, combined with oppressive humidity. The alert, however, starts at noon tomorrow for Livingston County north, and currently is in effect for only noon to 8PM Tuesday … Read more