Good probability of more than four inches of snow for Friday-Saturday

EARLY ALERT: The National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction Center (WPC) currently is forecasting a 60-to-70 percent chance of more than four inches of snow for Allegany and surrounding counties from 1PM Friday through 1PM Saturday.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor, particularly if traveling during the Friday evening commute period, with six-to-eight inch snowfall areas being projected by both the NWS at Buffalo and Binghamton forecast offices in spots of southern Allegany and Steuben counties during the 24-hour storm period.

Additional information, including precipitation timing and amounts for specific locations in each county, provided through three different National Weather Service (NWS) forecast centers, is available through our exclusive Weather Resources page links at on this website or through the link in the left column of this page.

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