Up-and-down temperatures to bring heavy rain, accumulating snow, starting Saturday night

A mixture of weather is forecast into next week as heavy precipitation, combined with fluctuating temperatures, transition from a warm, mostly cloudy, environment in Allegany County today into heavy rain tonight and Sunday, to accumulating snow Sunday night and Monday, intensifying to the east. Temperatures in the mid-50s today, with cloudy skies, will turn to … Read more

Strong thunderstorm headed for northern Allegany County, with others possible into evening hours

UPDATE: A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING has been issued for Northern Allegany County, Eastern Wyoming and Livingston counties until 5:45PM today, with tornado activity possible. Gusts of 60MPH and quarter-size hail are expected to cause damage to vehicles, roofs, siding and trees, according to the National Weather Service at Buffalo. It says to “remain alert for … Read more

This week’s snow totals have more than five times variable across Allegany County

Recorded snow totals in Allegany County from this week’s lake effect storm created a wide range of depths, from 2.2 inches in Whitesville to more than a foot in Rushford. The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo is reporting results from its observers related to snowfalls between Monday and Wednesday mornings, which resulted in the … Read more

Allegany Hope weather reports continue to build network

Allegany Hope’s weather reporting network continued to expand during the now concluding first winter weather event of the season, with over 5,000 views of one of our several Community News group Facebook page posts since the weekend. We thank our readers for not only using this website for updates but using our group Facebook page … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory canceled early for Allegany County

WEDNESDAY MORNING WEATHER UPDATE: The Winter Weather Advisory which was forecast to continue until 7AM Wednesday for Allegany County, was canceled shortly before 4AM as snow lifted to the north. Lake Effect Snow Warnings remain in effect until the previously announced times for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties west, with Buffalo under a Winter Weather Advisory … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 7AM Wednesday for Allegany County

UPDATE – 10:06AM: Neighboring Potter County, Pa., has joined the list, with Allegany County, for a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, expiring in that county at 1AM Wednesday. The National Weather Service at State College says that snowfall rates may reach an inch an hour for brief times within the strongest snow bands, with gusty winds also … Read more

Snowfall depths continue to vary as latest National Weather Service map is posted

MONDAY NIGHT WEATHER UPDATE: Projected snowfall from 7PM today through 7AM Wednesday has been varying on forecast maps today, with the latest for the National Weather Service (NWS) area at Buffalo, which includes Allegany County, having been posted just before 10PM tonight. Our Allegany Hope Community News and Resources insets, from the NWS at Binghamton, … Read more

Greater snowfall being projected in parts of Allegany County east and south from Winter Storm Warning to the west

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: Risings snow levels in many areas of Allegany County are being predicted this morning as the effect of the WINTER STORM WARNING from 10AM today through 7AM Wednesday for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties expands to the east and south. The National Weather Service (NWS) at State College, Pa., also now is alerting … Read more

Allegany County snow forecasts increase for Monday through early Wednesday morning

SUNDAY EVENING UPDATE: This winter’s first significant snowfall forecast has more than doubled since this morning in some areas of Allegany County, with a LAKE EFFECT SNOW WARNING, from which the precipitation is tracking, remaining in effect from 10AM Monday through 7AM Wednesday in Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties. More than a foot of snow in … Read more

Winter Storm Warning to the west forecast to impact Allegany County

UPDATE: A LAKE EFFECT STORM WARNING now is in effect from 10AM tomorrow through 7AM Wednesday for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties, which is expected to have a lesser impact on Allegany and primarily in its northwestern sectors. As we first reported late last night as a Winter Storm Watch, the National Weather Service (NWS) has … Read more

Allegany County may be impacted Sunday through Tuesday nights by Winter Storm Watch to the west

BREAKING: The National Weather Service (NWS) has posted a WINTER STORM WATCH tonight for late Sunday through Tuesday nights for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties west which appears to have some potential anticipated impact in Allegany County. An expected snowfall map, posted shortly before 10PM Saturday, is showing five to eight inches of lake effect snow … Read more

Gusty winds, possible icy conditions, being forecast for Tuesday for Allegany County area

UPDATE #2 – 7AM Tuesday: Mixed precipitation and brief periods of freezing rain are forecast during the onset of moisture from mid-day this morning into the afternoon, until temperatures warm, for the greater Allegany County area, particularly for the southeastern geography into Steuben County and south into Pennsylvania. Wind forecasts for Allegany County this afternoon … Read more

Temperature drop today, first snow may be seen Monday and Tuesday night

Wet weather, accompanied by a drop back into more seasonal temperatures in the 40s during the day, is greeting Allegany County and surrounding areas this morning, with potential for snow showers Monday and Tuesday nights, into Wednesday, in the forecast. There is expected to be little to no snow accumulation as unsettled weather brings precipitation … Read more

Rain and cold on its way, with Marginal Risk of excessive precipitation to the east

The unusually warm weather for October is on its way out, with high temperatures dropping some 10 degrees today in Central Allegany County and 10 degrees more in each of the next two days from the near 80-degree weather of the past week. Rain also is moving in today, helping to relieve the abnormally dry … Read more

Big band sound coming Friday to Houghton University

The 18-piece Russell Scarbrough Big Band will perform in a free public concert Friday night at Houghton University. The event will be held from 7:30PM to 9PM in the Wesley Chapel at 1 Willard Avenue and will feature songs from a new album, Fun Times, which was released over the summer. The band leader of … Read more

Marginal Risk of localized flash flooding tonight and Sunday, greater to the east and south

Allegany County is under a Marginal Risk of localized excessive rain and flash flooding tonight, Sunday and Tuesday, with the same for severe thunderstorms in the southeastern portion of the county today. The accompanying maps from the National Weather Service (NWS) at Binghamton shows the impacted area, with Allegany County immediately to the left (west) … Read more

Tropical downpours, severe thunderstorms, flash flooding possible this afternoon and evening

A variety of weather potentials exist today for Allegany County residents and those of surrounding locales. Heat indices and accompanying high humidity are expected to reach into the mid-80s by early afternoon today in Central Allegany County before cooler air and potentially severe thunderstorms move across the region, bringing the possibility of high winds and … Read more

Help protect children, the elderly and disabled, pets and outdoor workers as heat continues

Continue to maintain awareness today of the dangers of heat, particularly for the vulnerable, as high temperatures near and above 90 extend through Wednesday. Allegany County will have slightly lower temperatures, due to southwest winds off Lake Erie, than other parts of Western and Central New York where afternoon Heat Advisories continue for Steuben and … Read more

Temperatures to be near or exceed 90 for three days with Heat Advisory in today to the east and north

Temperatures will be near or exceed 90 degrees today through Wednesday in Allegany County, with HEAT ADVISORIES in effect for today from Livingston and Steuben counties north and east. Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and be cognizant of the needs of outdoor workers, children, the elderly and disabled, and pets. Current details on today’s … Read more

Heavy rain, gusty winds and flash flooding possible tonight in Allegany and surrounding counties

The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo is alerting to the Marginal Risk for severe thunderstorms, including gusty winds, from early evening into Friday morning, including a higher level Slight Risk potential for excessive rain and flash flooding. The line of storm clusters, from the northwest, are expected to be strongest from a couple hours … Read more