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

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

Hazardous weather impacts shift for Allegany and adjoining counties

HAZARDOUS WEATHER UPDATE: Projected weather conditions have changed throughout the Allegany County region since this morning, with a WIND ADVISORY now in effect for Allegany, Livingston and Potter counties east, a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Wyoming and McKean, and an upgrade to a WINTER STORM WARNING for Cattaraugus west for various timings Sunday and Monday. … Read more

Another round of changing temperatures and precipitation for Allegany and nearby counties

BREAKING: Allegany County is expected to experience another roller coaster ride of temperature and precipitation changes over the next few days which will result in rain today, snow late tonight into early Monday, and gusty winds before temperatures climb back up into the mid-50s and 60s starting Tuesday. A WINTER STORM WATCH is in effect … Read more

Southern Tier and Northern Pennsylvania upgraded to Wind Advisory for Wednesday

A WIND ADVISORY now has been issued for Allegany and neighboring counties to the west, east, and south into Pennsylvania for Wednesday, with a HIGH WIND WATCH remaining in effect for counties to the north. The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo, reports the upgrade for Allegany and Cattaraugus counties from 11AM tomorrow to 1AM … Read more

Prepare for high winds, followed by dropping temperatures for the next week

HIGH WIND WARNINGS, intermixed with rain and snow, for Western New York, including Allegany County, WINTER STORM WARNINGS to the west and northwest with major snowfall, and WIND ADVISORIES for Steuben County east and neighboring Pennsylvania counties, are all combining with gradually dropping temperatures and windchills reaching zero and below by Sunday night and continuing … Read more

Most RG&E power restorations expected by 11PM tonight

POWER RESTORATION UPDATE: Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E) is estimating that “a majority” of its remaining customers without power in its six-county Rochester Central and Fillmore districts, including more than 900 in Allegany County, will have lights back on by 11PM tonight. Allegany County appears to have been the hardest hit by high winds in … Read more

RG&E says it still is assessing conditions in Allegany County

BREAKING UPDATE: Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), in its latest news release, says that it “will provide restoration times” for massive Allegany County power outages “once the extent of the damage is more thoroughly assessed.” The statement, published at 10:49AM but dated at 10AM, conflicts with an Allegany County Office of Emergency Management Facebook post … Read more

Allegany Emergency Management says power restoration within next five hours

BREAKING: The Allegany County Office of Emergency Management says it has been advised, presumably by power companies, that power should be on in most locations in the county by 3PM today. In a Facebook post at 9:57AM it advises that “We have received word that the estimated time of restoration is approximately 5 hours from … Read more

RG&E still out of service with communications and electric

Information from Rochester Gas & Electric (RGE) remained elusive this morning, as Allegany Hope Community News awaits details about restoration of power to nearly one half of the company’s accounts in Allegany County, including entire areas in Clarksville, Bolivar-Richburg, Genesee, and Friendship, along with other smaller areas throughout the county. We had been advised at … Read more