Severe weather possibilities exist today for Allegany County

Severe weather has moved back into the National Weather Service (NWS) at Buffalo forecast for today, with a Marginal Risk for a few of the storms producing heavy downpours and gusty winds as a cold front slowly crosses the region.

The alert area for risk, forecast the past couple of days by the NWS Storm Prediction Center, now covers almost all of Allegany County, versus previous projections for the northern and eastern part of the county.

Fair dry weather then is forecast to return for the weekend.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for weather updates, as reflected by various hail, flood alert and damaging winds occurring in different parts of Allegany County this past week.

Updating forecasts from the Buffalo forecast office are available at, 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

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers. The National Hurricane Center is at
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