Winter Storm Knife

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FEMA has officially declared parts of Western New York a "major disaster" following last month's massive snowstorm.

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Officials from various Southtowns communities hit hard by the November storm are forming a task force to determine ways to improve their efforts to ensure residents safety and clean up. 

Driving ban lifted in South Buffalo

Nov 23, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: The driving ban has been lifted for South Buffalo.  A limited state of emergency remains in effect. / WBFO News

Rising temperatures and rain, this weekend, threaten many Western New York areas with serious flooding in the wake of this week’s record snowfall. Some of our Canadian neighbors to the North have been through similar situations, and one of them spoke with WBFO’s Avery Schneider about how best to prepare….

Throughout Winter Storm Knife, Western New York residents have been urged to monitor their home utilities. With the snowfall finally over, rising temperatures and rain are expected to give way to flooding, and other necessary precautions. WBFO’s Avery Schneider spoke with National Fuel to find out what residents need to do…

Ten people have now died as a result of the major lake-effect snowstorm that has pounded the region over the past three days.