Share this article

print logo
Buffalo

A double-shot of snow appears headed Western New York's way for the rest of this week. The National Weather Service announced a hazardous weather outlook early Wednesday morning that forecasts 1 to 3 inches on Thursday along with additional snow on the weekend. The hazardous weather outlook is in place for Northern Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Allegany counties. …

Buffalo

Evening commuters heading to the Southtowns might want to take it easy as a lake-effect snow band that dumped 3 inches of snow in the Buffalo metro area this morning drifts back south. "It's out of the City of Buffalo, but the southern Buffalo metro can still expect some poor travel conditions," said Heather Kenyon, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at t…

Buffalo

There was record-shattering snowfall as a storm dropped more than 11 inches in about 24 hours. And Western New York just went about its day. "This (snowstorm) is pretty well business as usual," said Michael J. Finn, Public Works Commissioner for the City of Buffalo. Roads were passable while closings were minimal despite the Buffalo snow record for Nov. 11 being b…

Local News

Heavy overnight snowfall that left 10.2 inches on the ground at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport is expected to taper off this morning. Early morning commuters saw some slick and snow-covered surfaces as crews continued to clear roads. Next up: The cold. While the bulk of the snow showers should be over by noon, the snow won't be melting any time soon as …

Buffalo

The National Weather Service has issued its first winter storm warning of this year's snow season. "Widespread accumulating snow" is forecast for Monday, with the largest snowfall expected into the evening hours. The winter storm warning is in place from 8 a.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday and includes most of Western New York.  A winter storm watch was issued just befor…

Columns

This was not some casual exit. This was a force of nature. Jim Wells opened a back door Thursday for his class at the Bennett Park Montessori School 32 in Buffalo, and the children, hollering with joy, ran out into a sprawling recess area as if shot from a cannon. They were as happy in that instant as if they were at Disney World, because in a way what had just happened…

Buffalo

Motorists should use caution during the Friday morning commute because of the potential for black ice, the National Weather Service warned. "Untreated roads that were previously wet may be icy and slick in spots early this morning," forecasters at the weather service's office in Cheektowaga posted on Twitter. There will be scattered lake-effect snow showers around th…

Local News

The forecast for Halloween is frightful for trick-or-treaters. After that, things get truly scary: There may be snow over the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, a "strong storm system late this week will bring rain, strong winds and much cooler air that could support some snowflakes over the higher terrain Friday night and into Saturday." That tra…

Local News

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, at least in the Southtowns. A low-pressure system plowed through the Buffalo Niagara metropolitan area Monday morning, kicking off snow showers that transitioned by late morning into lake-effect snowfall, including in the city and the Northtowns, before moving south. It even brought some sleet. "There were some snow pel…

Local News

Most of the snow associated with the passing nor'easter have passed, but "the white stuff" isn't going away anytime soon, forecasts show. There's a chance for some lake-enhanced and lake-effect snow later today and Saturday, the National Weather Service said. Forecasters expect accumulations to be in the 1 to 3 inch range in affected areas. And, chances for snow r…

Erie County

Last week, heat records were being set in Western New York. This week, there may be snow. The National Weather Service's forecast for this week has that four-letter word possibly appearing Wednesday night into Thursday morning. A "cold front will bring chances for rain showers Wednesday turning cold enough perhaps for some wet snow across higher elevations Wednesd…

Local News

The first wet, sticky flakes of snow from the incoming Nor'easter spread over Western New York from south to north early this evening -- and things will get progressively snowier as the night wears on. According to the National Weather Service at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the heaviest snow is forecast after 10 p.m., with about 1 to 2 inches of snow per …