Greater chance for rain and thunderstorms now forecast for Labor Day Weekend

Unfortunately, the forecast for great weather throughout the Labor Day weekend has been modified, with various degrees of rain and thunderstorm potential now being projected on different days.

In addition, the accompanying map from the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction Center, is showing a Marginal Risk for excessive rain Sunday in the southern-most part of Allegany County and the rest of the Southern Tier of New York and most of Pennsylvania.

As always, Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM, particularly if one is involved in outdoor activities, and continue to monitor. Forecasts may change again.

Further information is available at for the NWS Buffalo forecast region, for Steuben and counties to the east, and 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.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers. The National Hurricane Center is at
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