This Facebook post has gone viral about Buffalo, New York. As it should. It proves that Buffalo is not only the City of Good Neighbors but also that these snowstorms in Western New York often gets, define us. After 80+ inches of snow fell in parts of Western New York,...
Buffalo, NY Weather
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32 / 29°
NW 8.61 mph
40 / 36°
SSE 7.34 mph
51 / 15°
SW 21.35 mph
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It’s hard for most people to imagine 6 feet of snow in one storm like the Buffalo area saw recently, but such extreme snowfall events occasionally happen along the eastern edges of the Great Lakes. The phenomenon is called “lake-effect snow,” and the lakes play a crucial role....
It’s hard to imagine that just a week ago the Buffalo southtowns and much of the region was crippled by a lake effect snow storm that brought snow accumulations measured by the foot
A recent lake effect snowfall in western New York offered researchers a rare opportunity to gather data about how wind turbines trigger “thundersnow”—or lightning within a snowstorm. “Lightning damage is an increasing concern for wind power providers,” reported the Washington Post, in the wake of the late-November...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — With temperatures dropping below 32° once again, Buffalo and Southern Erie County issued a Code Blue 32 on Sunday. Shelters will be open Nov. 27 and 28. Code Blue locations include:. 412 Niagara St., Buffalo, N.Y. 14201 (Holy Cross) from 6 p.m. – 7...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Mostly cloudy and cool with drizzle and fog to start the week. Sunny breaks on Tuesday with temperatures in the 40s. Winds increase on Wednesday with rain likely in the morning. Temperatures drop Wednesday afternoon with lake effect snow developing south of Buffalo. MONDAY. MORNING:...
HAMBURG, N.Y. – A local store in Hamburg that sells sports apparel and gifts had to be torn down Saturday after the weight of the snow from the lake effect storm imploded the roof and compromised the foundation. “We’ve been open six years and we’ve had some bad snow...
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Code Blue 32 tonight 11/25 & daytime 11/26 in the City of Buffalo & Southern Erie County. Code Blue" is the City of Buffalo’s emergency weather safety plan that provides outreach, transportation, shelter and a warm meal to Buffalo's homeless population on evenings when temperatures and wind chill fall to 15 degrees or below from November 15 to March 15.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) – In response to the massive snowstorm that took place in the Buffalo area, Governor Kathy Hochul directed the department of financial services to help expedite insurance claims. The governor’s office says this will increase the number of insurance adjusters available to process claims and help...
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — Small Business Saturday is usually a big money maker for locally owned shops. But the owners of Draudt’s Farm Market and Greenhouses and Nickel City Designs in Hamburg have been less focused on sales. They’re sorting out how to move forward after that historic snowstorm collapsed much of their business.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Decreasing clouds overnight as temperatures drop to the mid 30s. Saturday begins with a few clouds but sunshine moves in early as winds increase into the afternoon. Expect gusting winds near 35 mph. Clouds increase Saturday night then scattered rain to return Sunday. Highs will reach the upper 40s.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Clouds increase tonight ahead of a storm system that tracks to our west. Look for a cloudy start to Sunday with showers early in the day followed by periods of rain into the afternoon. Temperatures will top out in the upper 40s for highs, which is seasonable, but it will feel raw with an easterly wind. The rain exits late Sunday night, but clouds remain on Monday along with a few widely scattered showers. It will be cooler with temperatures back into the lower 40s for highs.
- As of November 2022, it appears Orchard Park, NY has shattered this record with at least 70' inches in 24 hours. - According to My Radar, Orchard Park, NY saw 66 inches of snow in 24 hours, breaking the old record. The Original Story. We've endured some major snowstorms...
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for Buffalo and Western New York this weekend. Buffalo and WNY were pummeled with snow during the historic lake effect snowstorm. The National Weather Service Eastern Region provided updated totals as of 1 pm yesterday, Sunday, November 21, 2022,
More than 80 inches of snow covered western New York late last week in a historic lake-effect snowstorm, shattering record amounts for a 24-hour period in the area. When comparing Buffalo to NYC, Buffalo received approximately more than double the snowfall that NYC receives on average in an entire season in recent years in just a matter of days, according to The National Weather Service. A special weather statement was issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo just after 11p.m. on Saturday, November 19, warning residents of a band of heavy snow accompanied by high winds, creating what they referred to as a “burst of snow” in Western New York. Erie County, which includes Buffalo, experienced its largest-ever amount of snowfall in a 24-hour period Saturday, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, who tweeted:
A Federal Emergency Declaration is now in effect for 11 counties in New York buried by the lake effect storm. Those counties are Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Jefferson, Lewis, Niagara, Oneida, Oswego, St. Lawrence, and Wyoming. Some parts of those counties saw nearly 7 feet of snow. The federal government...
The Jewish Press
President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency for 11 counties in upstate New York this weekend after an historic “lake effect” blizzard blanketed the area. “Lake effect” snow is caused by cool air picking up moisture from warmer water and then dropping it in bands of snow blown over the land.