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May 18, 2017 - 6:17 am
WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Genesee and Northern Erie counties. * TIMING...From late this morning through late this evening. * WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. * IMPACTS...Winds...
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May 16, 2017 - 6:13 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to monitor the rising water levels plaguing the shores of Lake Ontario. Technical teams are being deployed Tuesday in St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties in northern New York, Mexico Point in Oswego County on the eastern shore of...
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May 14, 2017 - 12:48 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite the sunny skies in spotts across part of Western New York this Mother's Day, some severe weather in the form of brief downpours and small hail is possible. Niagara-Orleans-Northern Erie-Genesee-Wyoming-Southern Erie- Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina,...
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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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