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 Potter County to the potential for wind gusts in excess of 45MPH on the ridge tops and areas just to the east of gaps in the ridges late today through Tuesday evening. Gusty winds and blowing snow also are possibilities in Allegany County.

McKean County, Pa., continues under a Winter Storm Watch.

Continue to Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and monitor for updates to this report throughout the storm period, particularly if traveling. Significant changes in conditions can occur in relatively short distances.

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