Winter Storm Warning

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Students in the Buffalo Public School District will have one more day off Friday due to the winter storm.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the announcement was issued Thursday afternoon. 


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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.   

Storm shoppers buying up groceries

Jan 29, 2019
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It has become a ritual for many Western New Yorkers; head to a supermarket to stock up ahead of a winter storm. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley visited the Lexington Co-op on Hertel Avenue in north Buffalo where shoppers were buying items in anticipation of a two-day snow-storm.

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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.

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The mild weather of recent weeks is coming to an abrupt halt this weekend. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning from 10 a.m. Saturday through 6 p.m. Sunday. While the warning encompasses 32 hours, meteorologist David Thomas expects "the bulk of the snow" will fall from Saturday night through Sunday afternoon. Accumulations may total 1' in some locales, while single-digit temperatures will cover the region. Thomas warns wind chills could dip to 20 below zero.


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A Winter Storm Warning is posted from 1 a.m. Wednesday to 6 p.m. Thursday for Southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. 

Snow will be impacting the region over the coming days, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a series of statements. With the possibility of 20 inches of snow coming to higher elevation areas, a Winter Storm Warning will be in place for Southern Erie, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Buffalo will be under a Winter Weather Advisory from tonight through 6 p.m. Wednesday.


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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.


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A drastic change in weather has taken Western New York from a near 60 degree meltdown to frigid temperatures and nearly 8 inches of new snow.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties that will be in place until 7 o'clock Sunday evening.

Winter storm warning prompts school closings

Feb 16, 2016
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Although many schools are already closed due to the mid-winter break, others have closed due to inclement weather. Among the closings:

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A travel advisory has been issued for Erie County that will extend until further notice.

Winter Storm Warning for Western New York

Feb 2, 2015
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The National Weather Service says a Winter Storm Warning will be in effect until 4 p.m. Monday for most of Western New York. That warning extends to 7 p.m. for Niagara and Orleans counties.

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The Winter Storm Warning for Western New York has been canceled but has been replaced by a Winter Weather Advisory, which will remain in effect until 11 tonight.

There is now a winter storm warning for much of Western New York as strong, gusty winds and accumulating snow move into the region.

Winter blast hits Western New York

Jan 2, 2014
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The National Weather Service says the moderate snow that had been falling all day Thursday became lighter during the evening hours.  But forecasters say strong winds up to 25 miles per hour were still creating blowing and drifting snow.

Animal owners urged to take precautions from weather

Jan 2, 2014
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The severe conditions should serve as a warning for area residents to be properly prepared when heading outdoors over the next 24 hours.  Similar precautions should be taken by animal owners.