Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

A Few Clouds

18°F

-8°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.75 in (1043.0 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 2:54 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

Lakeshore Flood Watch January 18, 07:00pm until January 19, 01:00pm
Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 08:00am until January 19, 09:00am
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Lakeshore Flood Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 12 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 2pm, then snow after 2pm.  High near 37. Breezy, with a southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

    Snow/Sleet
    and Breezy

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow after 2am.  Low around 29. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Windy. Rain
    then
    Rain/Snow

    Low: 29 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow likely, mainly after 10am.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Likely
    and Windy

    High: 30 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 18 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 24 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 15 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 23 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of snow showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 14 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 12. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Saturday
Snow before 11am, then snow and sleet between 11am and 2pm, then snow after 2pm. High near 37. Breezy, with a southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Rain before midnight, then rain and snow between midnight and 2am, then snow after 2am. Low around 29. Windy, with a west wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday
Snow likely, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 30. Windy, with a west wind 24 to 29 mph decreasing to 17 to 22 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely, mainly before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northwest wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
M.L.King Day
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of snow showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
12:37 pm EST Jan 17, 2020
3pm EST Jan 17, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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