Western New York Weather

Warning: Strong Wind on the Way
Batten down the hatches, the wind is coming!  Winds may gust to 50 mph Thursday in parts of Western New York. This has caused the National Weather Service to issue a wind advisory for several counties. Those counties include Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and northern Erie...
Tornado Watch in Full Effect for Erie County
It's a twister, its' a twister!  Hopefully it will not come to fruition and drop a house on anybody!  There is a Tornando watch in Erie County through 10pm.  If you look at the map below, according to the National Weather Service, everything in yellow is under Tornado Watch.…
High Wind Warning Issued
This time of year is great, even when it blows.  A High Wind Warning has been issued for Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties until 11pm Tuesday night.
 
Winds can be as high as 40-55 MPH with gusts up to 60 MPH, and will be powerful enough …
How They Pick The Winter Storms Names
The Weather Channel just released the 2016-17 Winter Storm Names and it's an interesting list.  A very diverse group of names and it leads one to wonder, how do they pick them?
 
I imagine all of the weathermen get together and have a few cocktails and just start throwing names aro…
Tonight’s Frost Advisory Means Bring in The Plants
If you want your outdoor plants to be around for a while, bring them indoors tonight as our run of unseasonably warm temperatures will come to an end with a frost advisory tonight. With lows ranging between 30 to 39 degrees, it's a good idea to bring in your plants for protection.
Spring Has Arrived, REALLY?
We are all "Winter-weary", and Spring has arrived, but what do the statistics say about this Winter in New York State, and is Buffalo really the Snow Capital?
Winter Weather Advisory Continues Through 5pm
Western New York awakens to a fresh coating of snow this morning, about three inches fell across all of Western New York overnight.  Meteorologist Mike Randall described this as a general snowfall, unlike the last few that have been of the Lake Effect variety.