EARLY ALERT: Strong winds Wednesday and Thursday and potential for excessive rain for part of Allegany County, NY, east on Wednesday are in National Weather Service (NWS) forecasts for this week.
Wind gusts of between 40MPH and 50MPH are possible across the Southern Tier of New York, behind a strong cold front, with heavy rain Wednesday, as shown on the wind forecast map from the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY and the inset in the lower right from the NWS Weather Prediction Center.
In the meantime, areas of drizzle are expected to end before noon today, with cloudy skies setting in until just before sunrise on Wednesday.
Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for changes and any upgrades.
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 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 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.
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