Lots of rain forecast for the rest of the weekend, particularly as one travels toward Pennsylvania

WEATHER ALERT UPDATE: Southern Allegany County faces nearly an inch-and-a-half of rain through Monday, according to the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY, with most of the county being under a Marginal Risk of excessive rain designation from the NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center

The accompanying map shows the heaviest rain in Western New York from this morning into tomorrow night being in the Southern Tier, increasing toward the Pennsylvania border.

Our insets from the NWS Weather Prediction Center show the areas with Marginal Risk of excessive rain over the two-day period which could lead at times to localized flooding.

Chances for rain will continue, not clearing out until mid-week, according to current forecasts.

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

Further information is available at www.weather.gov/buf for the NWS Buffalo forecast region, www.weather.gov/bgm for Steuben and counties to the east, and www.weather.gov/ctp for adjoining Pennsylvania counties.

Local weather forecasts for specific areas are accessible through the Search feature in the upper left corner of most NWS pages, with Hourly Weather Forecasts, which project event timing throughout the day, found on the lower right side of local pages.

Progression of storms can be tracked interactively via a zoomable NWS Doppler radar site at https://bit.ly/3xyTULH.

Previews of weather components over the next seven days are available at https://bit.ly/3CUmLMq, with Steuben County east at https://bit.ly/312qR7E, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at https://bit.ly/3rcTH0o.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at https://bit.ly/3llhYgb, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at https://bit.ly/3gNeAsQ, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers. The National Hurricane Center is at https://bit.ly/3xLNO9R.

Information on flood safety for individuals, families and businesses is available from Ready.gov at https://bit.ly/2XmBz7e and the National Weather Service at https://bit.ly/3LDqV0D.
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