Severe weather potential extended to Friday, with afternoon thunderstorms into next week.

SEVERE WEATHER EXTENSION ALERT: Today’s afternoon thunderstorm potential, which could include gusty winds and localized flooding for Allegany County, has been extended by the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY to Friday. Possible afternoon thunderstorms also are in the forecast through the beginning of next week.

Temperature index forecasts for today are in the 90-degree range, before moderating somewhat for the rest of the storm-potentials period.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates, along with being cognizant of the needs of the elderly and disabled, children and pets.

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 countieswww.weather.gov/ctp.

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.

Information from the NWS on severe thunderstorm safety is available at https://bit.ly/3NoPzlI, along with additional guidance from Ready.gov at https://bit.ly/3uaSiHp, with flood safety for individuals, families and businesses at https://bit.ly/2XmBz7e and https://bit.ly/3LDqV0D.
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