Winter Storm Bringing Blizzard Conditons, Heavy Snow and Ice through Saturday

A sprawling winter storm will continue to produce blizzard conditions across the eastern Dakotas, western and southern Minnesota, and northern Iowa. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are expected over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and parts of the Northeast. The greatest freezing rain/glaze accumulations are forecast from the central Plains to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Overcast

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed SE 9 mph
Barometer 30.40 in (1030.9 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill10°F (-12°C)
Last update 18 Jan 4:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Orchard Park NY

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 01:00am until January 20, 07:00am
Winter Weather Advisory January 18, 06:00am until January 19, 01:00am
Lakeshore Flood Advisory January 18, 07:00pm until January 19, 10:00am
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Winter Storm Watch
Winter Weather Advisory
Lakeshore Flood Advisory
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A slight chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow

    Low: 16 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Snow before 3pm, then snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow after 4pm.  High near 37. Windy, with a southeast wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix
    and Windy

    High: 37 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain and snow before 10pm, then snow and sleet between 10pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow after 3am. Low around 28. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

    Wintry Mix
    and Windy
    then Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow.  Areas of blowing snow. High near 29. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.

    Snow and
    Areas Blowing
    Snow

    High: 29 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Snow showers.  Areas of blowing snow before 8pm. Low around 15. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Snow Showers
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: 15 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    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 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 12 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A slight chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
Snow before 3pm, then snow and freezing rain, possibly mixed with rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow after 4pm. High near 37. Windy, with a southeast wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 21 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow before 10pm, then snow and sleet between 10pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm. Areas of blowing snow after 3am. Low around 28. Windy, with a west wind 23 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Sunday
Snow. Areas of blowing snow. High near 29. Windy, with a west wind 17 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 43 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
Sunday Night
Snow showers. Areas of blowing snow before 8pm. Low around 15. Northwest wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
M.L.King Day
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 21. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a low around 15. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
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 12. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 42.
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Point Forecast:
Orchard Park NY
 42.77°N 78.74°W (Elev. 879 ft)
3:52 am EST Jan 18, 2020
5am EST Jan 18, 2020-6pm EST Jan 24, 2020
 
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