Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Light Rain

74°F

23°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.0 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Aug 12:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Low around 73. South wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers before 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 73. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers before 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 78. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
10:36 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
1am EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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