Share this article

print logo
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 …

Weather

Blustery winter weather, poor visibility and closed traffic routes are making the drive home a slow go for many people Tuesday evening. If you take the Thruway: The Thruway westbound has reopened after a multivehicle pileup on the I-90 between the Williamsville toll barrier and the Depew exit at Transit Road blocked all lanes on that section of the Thruway and brought t…

Weather

The National Weather Service warned Monday night that a 15-mile wide nearly stationary band of intense lake effect snow was dumping up to 3 inches per hour on roads in southern Erie County as well as Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Livingston and Wyoming counties. At 10:40 p.m., winds were gusting as high as 35 mph, creating near whiteout conditions in the affected area, with …

Bills

The Buffalo Bills are known for playing in the cold. After last week's game in near-blizzard conditions, even The Weather Channel saluted the city for having the "NFL's worst and most awesome weather." The local thought is that frigid temperatures should give the Bills some sort of edge. One of coach Marv Levy's famed slogans during the Super Bowl era was, "When it's to…

Bills

Adam Vinatieri is one of the great kickers in football history with Super Bowl rings and Pro Bowl invitations to prove it. But it was tough sledding for him -- and everyone else -- at New Era Field. A 32-yard field goal would normally be automatic for him, but not Sunday. Not in the snow. He really had no chance. https://twitter.com/NEWS4_NICK/status/9399232832…

Town of Tonawanda

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…

Weather

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…

Weather

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 f…

Weather

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. So, …

Weather

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 foreca…

Weather

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…

Weather

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…

Weather

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…