Prepare for strong winds continuing to be forecast for Wednesday afternoon and Thursday

WEATHER UPDATE: Strong winds, with gusts which may exceed 40MPH at times, continue to be forecast for tomorrow afternoon through Thursday for Allegany and surrounding counties.

Secure loose objects, including outdoor Christmas decorations, to avoid losses.

The modified graphic accompanying this story, from the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY, shows maximum wind gusts which can be expected.

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

Further information is available at for the NWS Buffalo forecast region, for Steuben and counties to the east, and 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.
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