Weather

Tom Puckett
May 08, 2017 - 4:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A chilly night could mean trouble for vegetation. A freeze warning is up for Chautauqua, southern Erie and Wyoming Counties from 10pm tonight through 9am tomorrow. A Freeze Warning is issued when freezing temperatures are forecast to threaten outdoor plants. If you are in the...
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May 06, 2017 - 6:48 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With temperatures more suited for March, high Lake Ontario water levels and a forecast that includes snow for Sunday, Mother Nature is haunting the region with an early May weather pattern we'd just as soon like to forget. More rain will fall across an already soggy region...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
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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Sodus Point, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Four months after an international body approved a new plan for regulating Lake Ontario's water level, property owners who had claimed the rules favored muskrat lodges over lakeside homes are piling sandbags against just the kind of floodwaters they had feared...
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May 01, 2017 - 4:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Heavy rain and flooding dominated the afternoon drive in Western New York on Monday. The heavy rain began around 2:00 p.m. on Monday and never let up. Some residents found themselves stuck along major roads in the area because of the flooding. Niagara Falls issued a travel...
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May 01, 2017 - 6:27 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The tornado watch that was in place for the entire Western New York region Monday afternoon has been dropped by The National Weather Service. While there will still be rain and wind to content with, conditions are no longer right for the formation of tornadoes. The National...
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Dreamstime
(WBEN) Sunday's heavy rains in greater Buffalo wrote another chapter in the record books, making this past month the wettest April on record. It also secured a spot for April 30th as the wettest one on that date. A record rainfall Sunday of 1.07 inches beats the old record of .84 set in 1909. April...
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April 29, 2017 - 6:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The alarming high water level along the southern shoreline of Lake Ontario will be of particular concern Sunday as gusty northeast winds are forecast to churn things up. Forecasters are warning of waves from six to seven feet with the winds and have issues a Lakeshore Flood...
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Tom Puckett
April 27, 2017 - 2:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo set a record high for this date. The mercury hit 85 degrees Thursday. The record was previously 84, set in 1984. Enjoy the heat while you can, however, because thunderstorms this afternoon and evening will bring cooler weather.
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Dreamstime
(WBEN) As Aprils typically go, today will be a scorcher, but damaging thunderstorms loom. "The record high for Buffalo today is 84 degrees. There will be some areas, especiually right alongthe Lake Erie shoreline and across portions of the Niagara Frontier that could reach into the upper 80's,"...
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