Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been extended until 5AM Monday

UPDATE #2 — 5:10AM MONDAY: The Tornado Watch south of the border in Pennsylvania has had a short life and been terminated, as fast moving storms passing through Allegany County and surrounding areas have quickened projections.

Check our earlier links below for current forecasts.
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UPDATE – 4:23AM MONDAY: The Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been terminated early, although some storms still are passing through parts of the Allegany County area, but a TORNADO WATCH now has been issued south of the border for Potter, Elk and Cameron counties in Pennsylvania until 9AM this morning.

Rain, heavy at times, is expected to continue in Allegany County for a few more hours, as storms move east-northeast, with wind gusts above 20MPH through mid-afternoon. Temperatures are forecast to climb into the upper 70s by mid-afternoon.

See our earlier links below for timing in specific areas of the county.
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A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH, which was to have expired at 10PM for Allegany and surrounding counties now has been extended for Allegany and counties to the west and northeast until 5AM Monday.

Gusts of damaging wind up to 70MPH, which could spawn a couple of tornadoes, isolated ping pong-sized hail, and additional heavy rain which could reach an inch of new downfall during the overnight hours, are possible with this continuing storm.

A FLOOD ADVISORY currently is in effect for parts of a multi-county area, which includes a portion of northeastern Steuben County, until 1AM as a result of minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

Further information is available at for the National Weather Service (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.

Progression of storms can be tracked interactively via a zoomable NWS Doppler radar site at

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