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Thursday's rainfall set a record, according to the National Weather Service. A total of 1.54 inches of rain fell at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, breaking the old record of 1.46 inches set in 1982, the weather service said. Related: Drought causes local water usage to skyrocket Related: Blame it on the rain; drought worsens in some areas, lifts in others Relat…


It's another record-setting February day today in Buffalo. Shortly after 1 p.m., the thermometer was at 60 degrees at Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Cheektowaga, according to the National Weather Service. That eclipsed the previous record for warmth - 50 degrees - set in 1952. Back on Monday, the temperature hit 58 degrees, breaking a record of 56 degrees set…

The first few minutes of February felt pretty warm in Western New York. We set a record high temperature just after midnight when the thermometer hit 58 degrees. The record for Feb. 1 had been 56 degrees and was set in 1989. The temperature dropped as a cold front started coming through the area about 12:30 a.m. "If you're outside now, it feels nowhere close to 58," …