Torrential rains possible tonight, followed by frequent showers over the next week

There is a Marginal Risk of excessive rain today in Allegany and surrounding counties as a another warm day gives way to a cold front from the southwest slowly working its way through the region, accompanied by periodic wind gusts around 20MPH.

Maps from the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction Center (WPC) show the Marginal Risk of excessive rain today at top, including a higher Slight Risk to the south, with the direction of today’s cold front appearing below.

Temperatures in Central Allegany County are expected to top out around 80 degrees by early afternoon, with rain potential increasing throughout the day and being greatest from late evening through early morning on Thursday. Frequent showers and gusty winds also are forecast over the next week, according to the National Weather at Buffalo forecast.

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