Gusty winds, possible icy conditions, being forecast for Tuesday for Allegany County area

UPDATE #2 – 7AM Tuesday: Mixed precipitation and brief periods of freezing rain are forecast during the onset of moisture from mid-day this morning into the afternoon, until temperatures warm, for the greater Allegany County area, particularly for the southeastern geography into Steuben County and south into Pennsylvania.

Wind forecasts for Allegany County this afternoon into early evening also have risen to above 45MPH for some locations.
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UPDATE – 2:28PM Monday: A WIND ADVISORY has been issued for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties from 11AM to 11PM Tuesday, as strong southeast winds of 25 to 35MPH are expected to gust up to 50MPH on ridgetops and near north-facing slopes.

The National Weather Service at Buffalo alerts for “extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high profile vehicle,” and that downed tree limbs and isolated power outages are possibilities.
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Gusty winds are being forecast for Allegany and surrounding New York counties tomorrow and into Wednesday, reaching as high as 40MPH.

The National Weather Service at Buffalo says that south winds are expected to increase Tuesday through Tuesday night for Western New York, with gusts over 40 mph possible, with the strongest gusts occurring along the Lake Erie shore, and along and north of the ridges across the Southern Tier and Western Finger Lakes.

The National Weather Service at Binghamton, which forecasts for Steuben County east, is expecting the possibility of strong winds late Tuesday into early Wednesday morning, with gusts between 30 and 40 mph at times.

Last week’s discussion in regard to the possibility of significant winter weather in Western New York over Thanksgiving has dissipated due to rising temperature forecasts, with only slight wintry mixes being seen as possibilities in some areas.

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