Western New York

A general snowfall across Western New York has roads icy and travel will be tricky Thursday morning, but the forecast calls for continued lake effect snows only far south of greater Buffalo. "The snow we saw overnight should continue to taper off... there should be no more snow in the morning or...
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Lake effect snow has settled mainly well south of the Buffalo southtowns as frigid temperatures grip the region. A Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Wyoming Counties lasts until 7 PM Wed A Winter Weather Advisory is in place for Northern Erie, Genesee, Niagara...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - Tyrod Taylor will be back under center for the Buffalo Bills this Sunday. Head Coach Sean McDermott made the announcement during his Wednesday news conference, simply saying that it was the right decision for the team. Last week, Taylor was benched in favor of rookie...
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November 02, 2017 - 6:32 am
New York, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York's only NFL team — yes, that would be the Buffalo Bills — are on the longest playoffs schneid in any major pro sport. The previous time they made the postseason, the calendar was turning from the 20th century to the 21st. This year, the Bills are zeroing in on...
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October 29, 2017 - 8:04 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - High winds will accompany the beginning of the work week across Western New York. A WINDY ADVISORY is posted for most the region early Monday into early Tuesday with a HIGH WIND WARNING for Niagara and Orleans Counties and a LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING is posted for the same...
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After a weekend with temperatures in the 70s, they are expected to reach near freezing early Tuesday, with a Frost Advisory from the National Weather Service in effect for Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Orleans and Genesee Counties. The advisory (read it below) began at midnight and lasts until 8am...
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October 14, 2017 - 8:22 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As difficult as the last six days have been for the Buffalo Police Department, Mayor Byron Brown says it has shown the best of Buffalo. The Mayor says he is incredibly proud of the entire Police Department for their "selfless, dedicated work". Adding, "it was an amazing job...
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September 30, 2017 - 8:06 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The bad news is that temperatures will fall dramatically overnight across Western New York this weekend and frost advisories and freeze watches are in place. The good news is the chilly October air will quickly be replaced by unusually warmer temperatures for the coming week...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A stretch of warm weather is helping fruit in upstate New York to ripen faster than harvesters can keep up. Apple orchards in the greater Buffalo area are having their apples ripen early due to the warm days and lack of rain, making it difficult for farms that rely on...
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