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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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April 03, 2017 - 7:30 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Unsettled weather is heading for Western New York and forecasters are predicting some gusty winds Tuesday. Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 to 60 mph mph are possible. There is also a flood watch for Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming Counties (Read it below)...
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March 20, 2017 - 11:24 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Spring arrived Monday at 6:28am. But it doesn't mean daffodils and tulips from now on. 7 First Alert Meteorologist Andy Parker says we still have a little Winter to go. 40's early this week. A setback Wednesday when the temperature dips into the teens and 20's. Then back to the...
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Tom Puckett
March 20, 2017 - 4:45 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) After last week's storm that was forecast to hit the New York City area went more to the west than expected, Governor Cuomo took forecasters to task, but not as harshly than after Snowvember. "The forecast turned out to be not correct at the end of the day," said Cuomo. "I won't...
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March 15, 2017 - 6:45 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Many roads are still covered with snow in Niagara Falls, where a travel advisory remains in effect until 3:00 this afternoon. Mayor Paul Dyster said it's been a struggle to stay ahead of the snow in an area that typically misses the bigger storms. "Mains are passable, but...
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March 14, 2017 - 9:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Winter Storm Stella has delivered a steady but manageable dose of snow across all of Western New York. Roads are slick and hundreds of schools closed as a result of the storm. A Winter Storm WARNING remains posted for the region until 8pm Wednesday. Northern Erie-Genesee-...
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