Buffalo

February 01, 2019 - 5:30 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Getting back to normal is the order of the day across Buffalo and Western New York as we put the blizzzard in our rear view mirror. Only the early Friday morning bitter cold stands in the way of the end of all advisories for the region before temperatures begin to moderate...
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February 01, 2019 - 1:07 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Numerous area school districts are making the call early to close Wednesday, and in many cases Thursday, in advance of the lake effect snow, blowing snow and bitter cold. Stay up to date with the growing list here.
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January 30, 2019 - 9:07 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Blizzard Warning has been posted for all of Erie, Genesee and Wyoming Counties. Heavy lake effect snow is expected with additional snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches. Winds are gusting as high as 40 mph, creating wind chills as low as 25 below zero. "Buffalo is a tough...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 30, 2019 - 10:47 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - As the main worry of the winter storm turns from snow to the strong winds, Governor Andrew Cuomo had some strong words for utility companies who may soon be faced with power outages. "I want the utilities to hear me today," Cuomo said. "We expect a better level of service...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:00 pm
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - A weather-related power failure caused a delay at halftime during No. 18 Buffalo's home game against Ball State. A large portion of the lights went out inside Buffalo's Alumni Arena Tuesday night, just over three minutes into halftime at around the same time a large flash of...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - The changing weather over the past few days haven't been a driver's best friend. That means it's been a busy week for the AAA. "Monday was triple the usual call volume, and yesterday was double the usual call volume," said Elizabeth Carey of the AAA. "We're comparing that with...
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Tim Wenger
January 22, 2019 - 8:47 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Who needs a thrill ride when just living through Western New York weather is daring enough. After Winter Storm Harper brought a foot of snow to the region, followed by bone-chilling cold, Mother Nature has another episode for us in the form of moderating temperatures and rain...
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Brendan Keany
January 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Public School District made a bold claim today, saying the district has been "turned around." Superintendent Kriner Cash declared that recent statistics point to a vastly improved district. "Let me give you the main message today," began Cash. "Colleagues, we have...
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January 15, 2019 - 9:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have arrested 30 year old Amber Lewis of Buffalo and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child in connection with Sunday night's pit bull attack of a young child on Watson Street. Police say Lewis is the dog's owner and tell us the pit bull has been...
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Accuweather.com
Tim Wenger
January 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you're paying attention, you're probably aware that meteorologists have been hinting at the possibility of a significant winter storm this coming weekend across Western New York. And as time ticks away and we reach midweek, forecaster confidence is increasing and the...
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