Hurricane Ida is expected to bring life-threatening storm surge, potentially catastrophic wind damage and flooding rainfall to the northern Gu…
Hurricane Ida is expected to rapidly strengthen before pummeling Louisiana on Sunday, forcing evacuations in New Orleans and the surrounding coastal region on the eve of the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
"It will still be hot and humid into Friday, when a cold front will finally push the excess heat and humidity off to the east," writes Don Paul.
A severe thunderstorm warning for Erie, southwestern Genesee and western Wyoming counties is in effect until 7:45 a.m.
Today's dose of heat and humidity comes along with the potential for torrential rain and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service.
Northern Erie, Niagara, Genesee and Orleans counties will be under a heat advisory starting at noon through 7 p.m.
Warning that heat-related illnesses may occur, the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory from noon to 7 p.m. Monday for the counties along Lake Ontario, including Niagara and Orleans counties, where heat and humidity levels are expected to be the most dangerous.
Strong thunderstorms with "damaging winds, large hail and brief heavy downpours" are possible midday today in the Buffalo metro area, the Nati…
The Lockport area was hardest hit as a thunderstorm that began about 4 p.m. Tuesday remained for about 2½ hours.
Thanks to a weekend deluge that saw more than 3 inches fall in Buffalo in a 24-hour span, July 2021 is now the fifth wettest July in history.
“That’s a lot of rain. We’ve never seen that much rain,” said Mark Sadkowski, fire chief of the Grand Island Fire Company.
As much as 4 inches of rain fell in some parts of Western New York on Saturday, leaving many streets flooded and small streams bursting their banks.
"At 3:14 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Ashford Hollow, or 16 miles north of Salamanca, moving northeast at 20 mph," the warning said.
Severe weather -- including possible tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds -- will threaten more than 80 million people across the Midwest and Northeast on Wednesday, according to forecasts.
Stifling heat is searing the US West as the weekend approaches, with historic drought conditions worsening and fire danger escalating across m…
Millions of people are facing life-threatening storm surge, heavy winds, potential isolated tornadoes and heavy rains that could create flooding up and down the coast of Florida as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches landfall Wednesday morning.
It can get steamy around Western New York from time to time, but we seldom face the kind of heat in the Southeast and Southwest, writes Don Paul.
The National Weather Service warns against hazardous driving conditions due to the low visibility and advises drivers to slow down, use their headlights and leave plenty of distance in front of them.
The only times that Buffalo recorded a 90-degree day earlier on the calendar were on May 5, 1950, and April 28, 1990.