Gusty winds and a Marginal Risk for excessive rain this afternoon and evening, with same on Sunday

A Marginal Risk of excessive rain which could lead to localized flooding, along with gusty winds, is forecast today for Allegany County, increasing to the east, with the heavy rain potential being repeated on Sunday.

Afternoon showers and thunderstorms could bring a quarter to a half-inch of rain, and a half-to-three-quarters on Sunday, according to current projections for Central Allegany County from the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo, The graphics accompanying this story show the risk area, although projections are noted as being possible to occur within 25 miles of any point.

Peak temperatures are expected to be more than 10 degrees lower than yesterday, with humidity also declining today.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates.

Consider posting photos or video of any significant flooding to our Facebook page or sending it to us at by, first, BEING SAFE when doing so, and including your name, location and direction of images, and any other pertinent information.

Additional details on the weather for the next seven days, including updating Doppler radar images as they relate to storms, are available through links on our exclusive Weather Resources page on our Allegany Hope Community News, Resources and Calendar website at or

Due to Allegany County’s location, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecasts and other information from National Weather Services offices at Buffalo, for Allegany County 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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