Sunday Severe Weather is upgraded to Enhanced Risk

BREAKING: Potential afternoon storms today for Allegany and surrounding counties have been upgraded from Slight to Enhanced Risk by the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center at Norman, Okla., with a forecast of scattered severe storms being moved to the “numerous” possibility, including potential for tornado activity.

Temperatures are expected to reach the 90-degree range by noontime, with elevated winds during the afternoon, along with potential for heavy rain, particularly during the overnight hours, according to forecasters

Regional forecasting overviews haven’t yet been published so Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates.

Further information is available at for the 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

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at

Information from the NWS on severe thunderstorm safety is available at, along with additional guidance from at

Previews of weather components over the next seven days are available at, with Steuben County east at, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at
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