Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1021.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 6:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Orchard Park NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  High near 65. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 65 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 52. Southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 15 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 7 to 13 mph becoming east in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. High near 65. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 52. Southeast wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers likely, mainly before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday
Showers likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 20 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A chance of showers before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. West wind 15 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Orchard Park NY
 42.77°N 78.74°W (Elev. 879 ft)
4:37 pm EDT Apr 16, 2024
7pm EDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm EDT Apr 23, 2024
 
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