Heavy rain and flash flooding potentials in the forecast for today and Monday

“Torrential” downpours are possible today in the region, with a Slight Risk that excessive rain will produce flash flooding this afternoon and evening, with “heavy rain” possible Monday and a lower Marginal Risk for similar flooding.

The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo also is projecting isolated thunderstorms for July 4th in Allegany County before sunny skies set in for a day only for back-to-work Wednesday. Temperatures will rise into the mid-to-upper 80s for Wednesday and Thursday, according to current forecasts, before retreating into the 70s for the remainder of the week, with high daytime humidity throughout.

Air quality is forecast in the yellow Moderate range over the next two days.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM throughout this week and beyond. Turn Around Don’t Drown if flash flooding occurs, and be cognizant of the needs of children, the elderly and disabled, pets and outdoor workers during high temperature and humidity periods.

Further details on the weather for the next seven days is available through links on our exclusive Weather Resources page on our Allegany Hope Community News, Resources and Calendar website at https://bit.ly/3yYyVUt or https://bit.ly/3YAlcPI.

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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