Snowfall depths continue to vary as latest National Weather Service map is posted

MONDAY NIGHT WEATHER UPDATE: Projected snowfall from 7PM today through 7AM Wednesday has been varying on forecast maps today, with the latest for the National Weather Service (NWS) area at Buffalo, which includes Allegany County, having been posted just before 10PM tonight.

Our Allegany Hope Community News and Resources insets, from the NWS at Binghamton, as of 3PM, and the NWS at State College, Pa., as of 7:37 tonight, both for the same forecast time period, provide estimated potentials to the east and south for the remaining storm duration.

A LAKE EFFECT STORM WARNING continues in effect for Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties through 7AM Wednesday, with current projected impacts to Allegany and adjoining counties showing lesser impacts, although a WINTER STORM WATCH remains for McKean County and a gusty winds alert in Potter County, both in neighboring Pennsylvania. Blowing snow also is forecast at times throughout the primary precipitation areas.

Continue to Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and monitor for updates to this report throughout the storm period, particularly if traveling, due to changing conditions which have been evident throughout the day. Significant changes in conditions can occur within relatively short distances.

Allegany Hope is a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM and due to the county’s location being in or bordering three NYS forecast offices, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecast and other information from National Weather Services stations at Buffalo, for Allegany County west, Binghamton for Steuben County east, and State College, Pa., for Potter and McKean counties in Pennsylvania, along with regional and national data.

Additional detail on current forecasts, including links to winter weather projections for specific areas, is available through our exclusive Weather Resources page on this website and at https://bit.ly/3YAlcPI.

Become accustomed to checking these resources this winter as weather changes.

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