Dave Thomas

The region's residents know very well the possibilities of lake effect snow, which can pile up quickly in some areas while other locales receive very little precipitation.  Dave Thomas of the National Weather Service says that will be the case in the coming days. As three feet of snow hits areas to the south, Buffalo and its northern suburbs should see only a dusting of snow.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Heavy snow is expected to hit the region over the next few days in the season's first major snowstorm. 

Severe wind chills will follow morning snow

Jan 27, 2014
WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

Blowing, heavy snow fell across the area prior to Monday morning's commute, impacting the start of school for many Western New York districts.  While the snow should cease for the most part, strong winds will present a new set of problems.

Warmer weekend weather could cause flooding

Jan 10, 2014
photo by Eileen Elibol

In a week that brought Buffalo its worst blizzard in recent years, any weather would seem to bring relief. However, despite the arrival of milder temperatures, new public safety concerns are being raised.