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 greatest risk for severe weather occurring as wind moves in from the southwest late Friday afternoon and into nighttime hours, with the its Weather Prediction Center (WPC) noting the possibility of localized excessive rains starting late this afternoon and continuing into the nighttime hours and, again, on Tuesday.

Maps accompanying this story show the threat areas, with variations from geographic boundaries outlined being up to 25 miles.

Effects of Marginal Risk levels, which are low, were experienced during last month’s storms in some areas of Allegany and adjoining counties

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Local weather component charts, which also include graphs of various weather aspects for a full week’s period as it progresses, may be obtained through the Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) website which can be found in our exclusive Allegany Hope Weather Resources, linked from the left column of this page, or at https://tinyurl.com/AH-Weather-Resources.

Information can be obtained for any community in the United States or its territories by using the Search feature at the top of that page.

Other links provide access to Doppler radar which can be used for tracking storms and additional timely information.

Bookmarking appropriate NWS pages can help obtain quickly the most timely information on forecast changes.

Allegany Hope is a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM and, due to Allegany County’s location being in or bordering three NWS forecast offices, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecast and other information from the NWS at Buffalo for Allegany County north and west, Binghamton for Steuben County east, and State College, Pa., for Potter and McKean counties in Pennsylvania, along with regional and national data.

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