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Don Paul

Don Paul is a frequent contributor on weather/climate for The Buffalo News. He is also a staff meteorologist for WKBW and a former chief meteorologist for WIVB.


Bills

As of Friday, here is Don Paul's look at the weather Sunday's Buffalo Bills- New England Patriots game at Gillette Stadium. TAILGATE FORECAST: Tranquil, some sunshine. There may be some slick spots from Saturday's mixed frozen precipitation on some surface. 8 a.m. temperature: 34 rising to 40 by midday. Light wind. GAME TEMPERATURE: 40-42 degrees. WIND: Light nort…

Bills

As of Tuesday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Buffalo Bills-New England Patriots game at Gillette Stadium. CAUTIONARY NOTE: As of this writing, computer models are in poor agreement for both wind and for any rain chances. TAILGATE FORECAST: Mostly to partly cloudy, a chilly breeze is possible. Rain should have ended before sunrise, but …

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Whether we're all doing Bing Crosby imitations on Sunday evening and Monday morning comes down to a matter of melting. Three weeks ago, extended-range ensembles of models had good agreement between one another of a prolonged period of below-average temperatures and hints of multiple lake-effect events within that pattern. All that has been realized, with the lake-effect…

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As of Saturday, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Dolphins game at New Era Field. Tailgate forecast: Mainly cloudy and cold, though with only a light wind. Temperature at 8 a.m.: 24, rising to 28-31 by midday. Game temperature: 31-34. Wind: Light east, averaging 7-12 mph. Little impact on passing/kicking game, producing minimal wind chill. …

Bills

As of Friday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Dolphins game at New Era Field. TAILGATE FORECAST: Cold, not too breezy, dry. 8 a.m. temperature: 24, rising to near 30 by midday. GAME TEMPERATURE: 32-35. WIND: East becoming south during the day: 8-13, producing a small wind chill. PRECIPITATION: None prior to or during the game…

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You wouldn’t know it this week, but after a brutal lake-effect storm Sunday, an early-week widespread snowfall, and then some follow-up lake effect in arctic cold …winter will cut us some slack, beginning next weekend. We’re not headed toward a dramatic warming trend, but we are headed toward seasonable or even slightly-milder-than-average temperatures for a while. Here…

Bills

As of Tuesday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Dolphins game at New Era Field. TAILGATE FORECAST: Cold but not frigid. Partly cloudy. 8 a.m. temperature: 22, rising to 30 by midday. Roads should be mainly dry enroute to the stadium. GAME TEMPERATURE: 33-36. WIND: Light and variable early becoming SW in the afternoon, possibly in…

Bills

As of Saturday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Colts game at New Era Field. Tailgate forecast: Chills for the Bills ... and you. Possible slick spots from overnight and early Sunday scattered snow showers en route to the stadium. Significant, but not brutal, wind chill, chance of scattered light snow showers. 8 a.m. temperature: 28 d…

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Cold weather can make high blood pressure get higher. This layperson suspected that was the case, but an article from bloodsugardiabetes.org has evidence that confirms my suspicions. Since we’re now into an extended period of colder than average temperatures, this seems like a good time to touch upon this topic. Ohio State University cardiologist Ragavendra Baliga repor…

Bills

As of Friday, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Colts game at New Era Field. TAILGATE FORECAST: Count on cold. Scattered light snow showers, cold breeze, significant wind chill. 8 a.m. temp: 27, wind chill: 16-20. Few slick spots possible enroute to stadium from Saturday night light snowfall. GAME TEMPERATURE: 26-29. Game time wind chill: 10-1…

Bills

As of Tuesday, here is Don Paul's look at the weather forecast for Sunday's Bills-Colts game at New Era Field. TAILGATE WEATHER: Cold, to be sure, but "we've had colder." 8 a.m. temp: near 20, with moderate wind chill. Chance of light snow showers. GAME TEMPERATURE: 24-28. WIND: NW: 10-15 becoming W later in the afternoon and increasing to 15-25. Impact on passing…

Bills

As of Saturday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Patriot game at New Era Field. Tailgate forecast: Partly sunny. Not mild, but temperature will be above average — 42 degrees at 8 a.m., rising to 45 degrees by midday. Game temperature: 45 to 47 degrees. Wind: Southwest, 8-15. No major effect on passing/kicking game. Precipitati…

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The initial arrival of colder air by Wednesday will be modest, and give us all some adjustment time in advance of the real shakeup of our benign weather pattern to truly wintry. The first cold front will be preceded by a notable warmup and a wetdown. Here is an ensemble projection of the upper air pattern just ahead of that cold front. In the cold front’s wake, the temp…

Bills

As of Friday morning, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Patriots game at New Era Field. TAILGATE FORECAST: Some sun, light wind. 8 a.m. temperature will be 40, rising to near 45 by midday. GAME TEMPERATURE: 44-47. WIND: Fairly light, southwest 7 to 14 mph. Little impact on passing/kicking game. PRECIPITATION: None prior to or during the …

Bills

As of Tuesday afternoon, here is Don Paul's look at the weather for Sunday's Bills-Patriots game at New Era Field. TAILGATE FORECAST: Chilly, chance of scattered rain and wet snow showers. 8 a.m. temperature: 36 rising to 40 by midday. GAME TEMPERATURE: 41-44. WIND: NW: 10-20, producing some impact on passing/kicking game and some wind chill. PRECIPITATION: Cha…