Severe Thunderstorms Possible From The Plains To The Great Lakes, Heat Wave To Continue Over The Southern U.S.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rainfall will be possible through tonight from the central Plains to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. The heavy rainfall could lead to localized flash flooding. Excessive heat will persist across the southern Plains and Desert Southwest early this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Buffalo, Greater Buffalo International Airport (KBUF)

Lat: 42.94°NLon: 78.74°WElev: 709ft.

Mostly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1011.7 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 18 Aug 7:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Buffalo NY

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3am and 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 3am and 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 10 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Buffalo NY
 42.89°N 78.87°W (Elev. 604 ft)
6:52 pm EDT Aug 18, 2019
8pm EDT Aug 18, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 25, 2019
 
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