Weather should be “fine” today, but may be otherwise for the rest of Labor Day Weekend

EARLY ALERT: The weather forecast is for a “fine day” today for Allegany and surrounding counties, but it may be all downhill from there for the remainder of the Labor Day Weekend.

The US National Weather Service Buffalo NY provides the accompanying map for today but reports that a complex weather scenario then will support an increasing risk for showers and thunderstorms both tomorrow and Monday, with some Southern Tier counties south of Buffalo and Rochester potentially experiencing as much as two inches of rain by late Monday night.

The NOAA NWS Weather Prediction Center is forecasting a Marginal Risk for excessive rain for the entire New York-Pennsylvania region for both days, with a higher risk level chance to the west tomorrow and to the east, possibly reaching into the southeastern part of Allegany County, on Monday.

Therefore …. Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for changes

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

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

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at, with the overall Weather Prediction Center at, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers. The National Hurricane Center is at

Information on flood safety for individuals, families and businesses is available from at and the National Weather Service at
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