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The bitter wind chills will be with us through the weekend across Western New York. The National Weather Service has a wind chill warning in effect for all of Western New York until 7 am Sunday, with a Winter Weather advisory in place until Saturday morning. (Read them below) Wind Chills could...
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The National Weather Sevice is warning of bitter cold wind chills that could reach 30 degrees below zero by the time a Wind Chill Warning expires on Sunday. In anticipation of the bitter cold, several schools-- notably Buffalo and Lockport- already announced they will be closed on FRIDAY. CHECK THE...
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Winter is moving toward ski country. The National Weather Service says the region's first big blast of Lake Effect snows could possibly be on the horizon as soon as this coming weekend. Far lighter snows are likely around greater Buffalo, but the Southern Tier might see the traditional pattern set...
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Much of the region could see rain Tuesday and with some snow in the southtowns. A winter weather advisory from the National Weather Service remains for the highest hilltops tops of Wyoming and southeastern Erie Counties. "Places like Holland and going into western Wyoming County, like Java, and the...
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Thunderstorms pummeled the region several times on Tuesday, leaving a trail of minor damage this morning. At the National Weather Service's office at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, they recorded .42 inches of rain for the day, with heavier amounts to the south and east . Add in strong winds...
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There's a reason why most people in Western New York don't put out thier plants until Memorial Day. "People think that when the calendar hits May it's going to be warm all the time, Most years we do get frost, at least once or twice, in the first half of May," says National Weather Service...
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Dave Debo
May 04, 2017 - 5:31 am
(WBEN) Flooding is possible in the low-lying areas of Niagara and Orleans County along Lake Ontario Friday, according to the National Weather Service, (Read the complete bulletin below) and at the marinas nearby fears of fewer customers this season are rising as fast as the lake levels. "There are...
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