Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy

42°F

6°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SW 13 G 22 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill35°F (2°C)
Last update 26 Feb 2:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 47. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 64 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers.  Low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers after 4pm.  High near 62. Breezy, with a south wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain showers likely before 8pm, then snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Breezy.
    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Snow Showers
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of snow showers before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 31 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 47. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. East wind 7 to 14 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South wind 16 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers. Low around 51. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
Showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then showers after 4pm. High near 62. Breezy, with a south wind around 26 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Rain showers likely before 8pm, then snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy, with a west wind 25 to 29 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
A chance of snow showers before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 46.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
12:53 am EST Feb 26, 2024
3am EST Feb 26, 2024-6pm EST Mar 3, 2024
 
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