The chances for wet weather are diminishing but being prolonged, with a Marginal Risk for excessive rain today in the southeastern corner of Allegany County east and south and severe thunderstorms over the border in Pennsylvania.
The primary graphic for today, which accompanies this story, comes from the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY, with our insets in the lower right from the NOAA NWS Storm Prediction Center as it relates to severe weather and the NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center which provides rain forecasts.
The NWS Buffalo forecast center calls today for “(o)ne more somewhat dreary day with cloudy skies remaining intact.
“The bulk of the day is expected to be rain free, however there will be pockets of light rain and drizzle found across western and northcentral NY. The most widespread precipitation will be across the Finger Lakes region and western Southern Tier.”
A lesser chance of rain continues Thursday, before sunny skies are forecast on Friday and Saturday, with highs moving to the 80-degree levels.
Further information is available at www.weather.gov/buf for the NWS Buffalo forecast region, www.weather.gov/bgm for Steuben and counties to the east, and www.weather.gov/ctp for adjoining Pennsylvania counties.
Local weather forecasts for specific areas are accessible through the Search feature in the upper left corner of most NWS pages, with Hourly Weather Forecasts, which project event timing throughout the day, found on the lower right side of local pages.
Progression of storms can be tracked interactively via a zoomable NWS Doppler radar site at https://bit.ly/3xyTULH.
Previews of weather components over the next seven days, such as the modified version shown in the map accompanying this story are available at https://bit.ly/3CUmLMq, with Steuben County east at https://bit.ly/312qR7E, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at https://bit.ly/3rcTH0o.
The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at https://bit.ly/3llhYgb, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at https://bit.ly/3gNeAsQ, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers. The National Hurricane Center is at https://bit.ly/3xLNO9R.
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