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January 11, 2020 - 6:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Expect a wet and windy weekend in Western New York. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the region from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday. Southwest winds will remain at a steady rate of 25 to 40 miles per hour, though gusts could be upwards of 60 miles...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - New York is preparing for potential flooding in Lake Ontario area communities. The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services is coordinating preparedness with local officials. Over 200,000 sandbags are being sent to sites in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe,...
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December 12, 2017 - 9:44 am
(AP) - An international panel is asking businesses and property owners along Lake Ontario to complete an online survey about flood damage from record water levels this spring and summer. The International Joint Commission says the survey takes about 10 to 25 minutes. The deadline to take it is Dec...
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WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) -- Confronting Harvey's fury, President Donald Trump is making an all-out push to show the federal government's responsiveness to the massive storm that has lashed the Texas coast and caused catastrophic flooding. Trump promised that Congress would act swiftly to approve a...
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Tom Puckett
June 29, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) There will be relief for homeowners affected by flooding along Lake Ontario. State lawmakers approved it as part of a bill to approve an extension of mayoral control of New York City schools. The bill goes to Governor Cuomo for his signature. The bill includes aid for upstate...
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June 15, 2017 - 11:54 am
From The National Weather Service: The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Flash Flood Watch for a portion of western New York including the following counties Allegany Cattaraugus Chautauqua Genesee Livingston Monroe Ontario Southern Erie Wayne Wyoming Through this evening. * A very...
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June 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm
GREECE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is again blasting the U.S.-Canadian panel that controls the outflow of water from Lake Ontario, saying the agency bears much of the blame for flooding in New York's lakeside communities. "I think they pulled the trigger too late" on increasing outflow,...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:33 am
From the National Weather Service: LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... * LOCATIONS...LAKE ONTARIO SHORE OF NIAGARA, ORLEANS, MONROE, AND WAYNE COUNTIES. * LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF VERY HIGH LAKE LEVELS AND A BRIEF PERIOD OF...
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May 25, 2017 - 5:36 am
While all of Western New York will see some rainfall Thursday, the high winds along the Lake Ontario shore could cause enough problems today that the National Weather Service has issued another round of warnings. The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for Lake Ontario extending...
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From the National Weather Service: LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT SATURDAY. * LOCATIONS...NIAGARA, ORLEANS, AND MONROE COUNTIES. * LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE...
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