Severe Storm Warning in effect until 9PM, storms already moving across Northern Pennsylvania

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH now is in effect until 9PM for the Southern Tier of New York, including Allegany County, as severe thunderstorms already start to race at this writing across McKean County, Pa., east along the New York-Pennsylvania border.

The National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo reports that “storms expanding northeastward from OH/PA have the potential for damaging wind gusts, large hail and flash flooding,” and adds that individuals should “have a way or two to receive any warnings that are issued for these storms.”

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

Local weather component charts for a week’s period as it progresses, which also include graphs of various weather aspects, are available through the Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) website which can be found in our exclusive Allegany Hope Weather Resources, linked from the left column of this page, or at

A chart can be obtained for any community in the United States or its territories by using the Search feature at the top of that page. Other links provide access to Doppler radar which can be used for tracking storms and additional timely information.

Allegany Hope is a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM and, due to Allegany County’s location being in or bordering three NWS forecast offices, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecast and other information from the NWS at Buffalo for Allegany County north and 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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