National Weather Service Buffalo

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While spring officially arrives in the month of March, the continued presence of snow will make the region feel like it is winter in the coming weeks.  Snow accumulations ranging from four to 10 inches will pile around the area in the next 24 hours. To add to it, Tony Ansuni of the National Weather Service says another Nor'easter could bring more snow next week.


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A widespread weather system is bringing snow to Western New York today. The heaviest of the snow is hitting Allegany County where several schools canceled classes. A winter storm warning is in effect until 4 a.m. Thursday for Allegany, Cattaraugus and Wyoming counties while the rest of the region is under a winter weather advisory. Tony Ansuini of the National Weather Service expects another bout of snow to arrive Friday.


Sandy Konfederath

A Winter Weather Advisory continues until 2 pm for Western New York as a wet and heavy April snow moves through the region. According to Tony Ansuini of the National Weather Service, the snowfall has been widespread with the heaviest snow hitting areas to the east and south of Buffalo. The winter feel should be short-lived as dry weather arrives this weekend.


A Lake Effect Snow Warning has been issued for Southern Erie, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties. Steve Welch of the National Weather Service says some locales could see more than a foot of snowfall by Friday night.


The National Weather Service has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties from 4 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Monday. Impacted areas could see up to a foot of snow. While Buffalo and its immediate suburbs will see little snow, some wild, windy weather is on the way.


It's official, WNY... we're in a drought

Jul 7, 2016
United States Drought Monitor

The summer of 2016 has been a dry one so far in Western New York. As of now, a vast majority of the region is categorized as having "moderate drought" conditions. And in spite of rain forecast for this weekend, it appears Western New York will remain dry most of the summer.


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The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Lake Effect Snow Warning for northern Erie and Genesee counties.  The warning is in effect from 10 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

Heat advisory in effect for parts of WNY

Jul 1, 2014
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Hot and humid temperatures will blanket all of western New York over the next few days. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Genesee and Orleans counties until 9 p.m. Tuesday as the heat index is expected to hit 100.

The Blizzard of March 2014

Mar 13, 2014
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You can call this one the March blizzard of 2014.  For the second time this season Western New York is dealing with heavy snow and strong winds, creating tough driving conditions and poor visibility at times.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for all of Western New York as a blizzard continues to grip the region.

Severe wind chills will follow morning snow

Jan 27, 2014
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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.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for most of Western New York.

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It was a rough trek into work for commuters in the Buffalo Niagara region Tuesday morning.  Overnight snowfall coated the roads with another layer of new snow, making driving hazardous.

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The National Weather Service issued a Flood Warning for Erie County.  The warning is posted until 3 p.m. Saturday.