Heavy Rain and Mountain Snow For the West Coast; Lake Effect Snow in the Great Lakes

A series of Pacific storms will deliver multiple rounds of heavy rain and mountain snow Wednesday into the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. There is an elevated concern for flash flooding, mudslides and debris flows near wildfire burn scars in California. A weak storm system will cross the Great Lakes Wednesday with accumulating Lake Effect snow. Read More >

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Light Snow Fog/Mist

0°C

32°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 28 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1013.6 mb (29.91 in)
Dewpoint -2°C (29°F)
Visibility 4.02 km
Wind Chill-6°C (21°F)
Last update 21 Nov 4:54 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

Winter Weather Advisory until November 21, 10:00am
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Winter Weather Advisory
  •  
    Winter Weather Advisory until November 21, 10:00am

    NOW until
    10:00am Wed

    Winter Weather Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow. Low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind around 39 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    Low: -1 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Snow showers, mainly before 7am. The snow could be heavy at times.  Areas of blowing snow before 7am. High near 1. Breezy, with a west wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.

    Heavy Snow
    and Areas
    Blowing Snow

    High: 1 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. North wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -10 °C

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable  in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: -6 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -10 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 2 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 0 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers.  High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers

    High: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Snow showers. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. Low around -1. Breezy, with a west wind around 39 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of 5 to 9 centimeters possible.
Wednesday
Snow showers, mainly before 7am. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow before 7am. High near 1. Breezy, with a west wind 34 to 39 km/h decreasing to 27 to 32 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 centimeters possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -10. North wind 19 to 24 km/h decreasing to 11 to 16 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thanksgiving Day
A slight chance of snow showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near -6. North wind 6 to 11 km/h becoming light and variable in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around -10. Southeast wind 5 to 11 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 2.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 0.
Saturday
Showers. High near 8. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 5. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 9.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 3. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday
Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 8. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 2. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Rain and snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 3. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 184 m)
4:46 am EST Nov 21, 2018
5am EST Nov 21, 2018-6pm EST Nov 27, 2018
 
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