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Drivers will get a two-week reprieve on the Town of Tonawanda's overnight winter parking restrictions. The Town Board announced that the overnight ban previously set for Nov. 1 will not be enforced until midnight Nov. 15. Deputy Supervisor John Bargnesi Jr. said the Highway Department gave its approval to allow drivers a few more weeks to park overnight on town stree…

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A team of agencies that work for the benefit of Buffalo's homeless population quickly got together Wednesday for the second Operation Code Blue night of the season. A Code Blue night is called when the overnight temperature drops to 15 degrees or below, or if the sustained wind chill reaches that temperature, according Joyelle Tedeschi, director of the Matt Urban Hope C…

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Buffalo's upcoming weekend will start like Memorial Day and finish like Christmas. Today may be the last chance to wear short sleeves outdoors -- and get your yard ready for what's ahead. Near-record warmth is forecast with daytime highs in the 70s. It all changes on Saturday when a sharp cold front cuts through the Buffalo Niagara region. Temperatures will plummet…

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The weekend weather forecast has the Buffalo Niagara region abuzz. It’ll be warm enough to wear shorts on Friday and Saturday. And then it might be time to wear gloves and boots late Sunday. With the makings of a blizzard taking shape in the Plains – up to 2 feet of snow could fall in Minnesota – get ready for the season’s first snowfall here in some form.…

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Friday is the two-year anniversary of the November Storm. Forecasts show this Nov. 18, it'll be nearly 20 degrees warmer than average in Buffalo. Daytime highs should reach the mid-60s under sunny skies. But don't get used to Mother Nature's benevolence. The first measurable snowfall of the season could be just days behind it. National Weather Service forec…

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When the polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, forecasts show it'll be a chilly 41 degrees in Buffalo. Temperatures will turn quickly upward. The mercury is expected to peak at about 58 degrees during the afternoon hours under mostly sunny skies, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Nationwide, forecasters are calling for rain, possibly heavy, in the pl…

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The time has come to talk snow. Western New York's first snowfall of the season is possible overnight Tuesday across higher elevations, according to National Weather Service forecast discussion. Little accumulation is expected, however, forecasters say. The flakes could be generated by "weak and disorganized lake bands" that will bring showers across some area…

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Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph are expected in southern Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Wyoming and Allegany counties through 2 a.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for those areas that went into effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Today's high temperatures are expected to reach the lower 50s. Before the thermometer climbs, there's a chance for rain sho…

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An inch or less of snow is expected for most of Western New York over the rest of the day on Monday. After drivers dealt with a wet - and sometimes slick - morning commute, there remains a chance for freezing rain through about 10 a.m. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 2 p.m., though the weather system is expected to weaken later in the morning and into the a…

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Drivers should be careful of potentially slick roads in some places on Wednesday morning thanks to snowfall atop a layer of ice. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 10 a.m. for Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming and Genesee counties. Less than an inch of additional snow is forecast, according to the National Weather Service in Cheektowaga. On Grand Island, wh…

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It’s going to be slippery drive home Tuesday. And if you’re headed downtown for the Sabers-Oilers game to watch Jack Eichel face off against Connor McDavid, you’d better be careful too. Freezing rain and sleet are headed into the area right around 5 p.m.  –  just in time to make a mess of the afternoon commute. “It will be coming at the worst time,” said B…

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Buffalo and Western New York will be getting a little dose of snow on Thursday. Much of the area will see only an inch or two, with 2 to 4 inches expected in Southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties. The snowfall will pick up in the later part of the afternoon and into the evening, but will taper off overnight, said National Weather Service meteorologist Jim M…

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Wednesday morning's commute has been slowed by wet roads and a batch of snowfall. There have been a few reports of vehicles having gone off the road on area highways so far this morning. In terms of the rest of the day, snow showers will stick around through about noon. After that, the chances of snowfall start diminishing through tonight, though we're supposed to pi…

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A daily record for snowfall was broken in Buffalo on Tuesday. As of 11 a.m., the Buffalo Niagara International Airport picked up 7.1 inches. That was enough to set the daily record for snowfall before noon. The former record, 6.6 inches, was set Feb. 16, 1993. Live updates continue below. Click here to continue reading this story.   Update: 1:14 p.m. Some Ca…