Help protect children, the elderly and disabled, pets and outdoor workers as heat continues

Continue to maintain awareness today of the dangers of heat, particularly for the vulnerable, as high temperatures near and above 90 extend through Wednesday.

Allegany County will have slightly lower temperatures, due to southwest winds off Lake Erie, than other parts of Western and Central New York where afternoon Heat Advisories continue for Steuben and Livingston counties north and east

Possible storms Wednesday night and Thursday will break the cycle so be prepared for potential localized downpours and gusty winds, according to forecasters at the National Weather Service (NWS) in Buffalo.

Current details on today’s weather, based on location of residence, work, or travel, along with current forecasts for the next seven days in specific areas, including updating Doppler radar images for possible thunderstorms in the current forecast, are available through links on our exclusive Weather Resources page at our Allegany Hope Community News, Resources and Calendar website at or

Due to Allegany County’s location being in or bordering three NYS forecast offices, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecasts and other information from National Weather Services stations 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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As always, we are seeking volunteers who have an interest in weather and other types of disaster preparedness to expand our coverage and community education. For further information, contact us at or (585) 664-9989.