Wind Chill

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A Blizzard Warning remains in effect for Erie, Wyoming and Genesee counties until 1 a.m. Thursday. A State of Emergency has been declared in Erie County and a driving ban in Buffalo and several local municipalities.  

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A lake effect snow storm continues its march across the Western New York region Wednesday. The snow along with increasing winds continue in Buffalo and areas south of the region.   

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Lake-effect snow moved through Erie County late Tuesday and early Wednesday morning as extreme weather converged on Western New York.

School leaders keep close watch on wind chills

Jan 29, 2019
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School superintendents across the region will be keeping a close watch on the weather changes Tuesday and early Wednesday. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says extremely cold conditions are a major concern.

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On Wednesday the big weather incident was the lake effect snow. One day after, it's the severe cold that has arrived in the region. It is a bitter cold, warns Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein, that may prove dangerous to one's health and safety in very short time if not properly covered.  

How cold is it in Western New York?

Feb 20, 2015
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Western New Yorkers have been coping with frigid temperatures and wind chills lower than we have seen in a while.  There is a wind chill warning in effect until 10 a.m. Friday.  WBFO's Cheryl Hagen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist David Church early about the weather.

Brrrrrrr! It’s cold!

Feb 13, 2015
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Severe cold and brutal wind chills are gripping the Buffalo Niagara region.  A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect until noon Friday.  A Wind Chill Watch will remain posted from Saturday evening through Monday morning. 

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Winter weather is likely to make headlines again this week across Western New York.