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WESTERN NEW YORK FORECAST SUMMARY Forecast Discussion for BUF NWS Office
SYNOPSIS... Unseasonable warmth will continue through Saturday morning
along with a few passing showers.  Locally dense fog will also be a
possibility through Thursday, particularly near Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
A strong cold front will move through Saturday.  This may be preceded by
some thunderstorms.  Following the front, expect breezy to windy
conditions, along with a return to some lake effect snow east of the lakes
by Sunday. 

Todays high temperature of 59.2°F broke the yearly high of 59.0°F set on 02/21/2017 by 0.2°
Todays high dew point of 53.2°F broke the yearly high of 52.7°F set on 01/12/2017 by 0.5°
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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Weather Conditions Updated: @ 2:38pm  
Temperature Conditions/Real Time Wind Speed 36 Hour Forecast/WNY Snownfall Forecast
Currently:

57.9°F

Trend:Colder 1°F than last hour. /hr
Wind Chill   56°F
Humidex   61.5°F
24 Hour +/- -1.1°FColder 1.1°F than yesterday at this time.
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Today High
59.1°F
1:35 PM
Today Low
36.2°F
5:17 AM
Avg. High
35.0°F
Avg. Low
20.0°F
Yest High
59.0°F
2:37 PM
Yest Low
29.6°F
1:20 AM
Rec. High*
66.0°F
1930
Rec. Low*
-3.0°F
1885
* Official Records are from NWS Buffalo at Buffalo Niagara Airport
overcast -  haze overcast - haze

Wind from SW Live Stream
Current Rain Total Rainfall Today:
0.00 in
Chandler Burning Index: LOW Current CBI
Fire Danger:
-0.2 of 100
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Mostly Cloudy


Tonight

Tonight: Isolated showers after 3am.  Areas of dense fog before 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Areas Dense
Fog then
Isolated
Showers and
Areas Dense
Fog
Thursday

Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Scattered
Showers then
Mostly Cloudy

Hi 61 °F Lo 49 °F Hi 60 °F
WNY Snowstorm Total Forecast
 In New Tab
Dew Point Rainfall Rainfall Wind Sock Wind Sun/Moon
Current: Increased 0.6°F since last hour. 52.8°F
Last Hour: Increased 0.6°F since last hour. 0.6°F
High 2:19 PM: 53.2°F
Low 5:17 AM: 34.6°F
Record High: 80.8°F on
Jul-17-2013
Record Low: -24.5°F on
Jan-24-2011
Wetbulb: 55.1°F
Today: 0.00 in
Storm Rain: 0.06 in
Last 24 Hours: 0.06 in
Yesterday: 0.06 in
Previous 7 Days: 0.08 in
Feb Rain: 0.92 in
Feb to Date
  Average:10
0.63 in
Feb to Date
  +/- from Avg:10
Over 0.29 in for the month 0.29 in
Feb Avg: 1.50 in
+/- from Avg: Under 0.585 in for the month 0.58 in
2017 Total: 2.93 in
Year To Date
  Average:11
2.33 in
Year To Date
  +/- from Avg:11
Over 0.6 in for the year 0.60 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
Feb-21-2017
at 6:44 PM
19 rain days in 2017
4 days in February
0 straight days without rain

rain graph

Current: SW  9.1 mph
Last 15 Min. Avg: 10.5 mph
Last 30 Min. Avg: 8.0 mph
Last 1 Hour Avg: 8.1 mph
Last 2 Hour Avg: 9.0 mph
Todays Wind Run: 35.38 miles
Wind Sock Wind Gust
Current: 8.0 mph
High Last Hour: 19.0 mph W
Todays High: 19.6 mph 1:13 PM
February High: 37.0 mph Feb-18
2017 High: 57.7 mph Jan-11
Record Gust: 62.6 mph
Dec-25-2014
Sunlight:
10 hrs 54 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 45.4% 54.6%
Which is
3 min 18 sec Longer
Than Yesterday
 
Morning Crescent, 25 days, 19 hours, 31 minutes in cycle
1%
Illuminated
HumidityHumidity/Feels Like barometerBarometer
Feels Like: 61.5°F
Humidity: Increased 5% since last hour. 83%
Last Hour +/-: Increased 5% since last hour. 5%
High 8:10 AM: 97%
Low 10:42 AM: 67%
Record High: 99%
Aug-4-2014
Record Low: 17%
Apr-16-2014
Current: No Change 1009.6 mb
Last Hour: Falling slowly
High 12:00 AM: 1014.6
Low 2:21 PM: 1009.6
Record High: 1044.1 mb
Feb-28-2015
Record Low: 985.9 mb
Jan-10-2016
Heating Degree Days Snowfall/0.01=Trace3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 13.8
Feb: 734.3
2017 to Date: 1800.3
Cooling Degree Days
2017 to Date: 0.0
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Feb Snow: Under 22.2 in for the month 7.80 in
Feb Avg: 30.00 in
Diff from Avg: -22.20 in
Season Total: 32.15 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
6 snow days in February
32 snow days this season
Current: 56.1°F
Low 7:55 AM: 35.0°F
Yesterday: 21.4°F
Record: -26.3°F
Feb-20-2015
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.217 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Feb-22

2.7
Feb-23

2.4
Feb-24

2.8
Sunrise is at: 7:01 am
Solar Noon: 12:28
Sunset is at: 5:55 pm
Almanac Support this Site! Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 30.8°F
Sunrise: 7:01 am
Sunset: 5:55 pm
Moonrise: 4:15 am
Moonset: 2:03 pm
Full Moon: Feb-11-2017
New Moon: Feb-26-2017
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HIGHS: LOWS:
95.2°F
Aug-4-2012
-18.9°F
Jan-24-2011
6 AM -6 PM Avg. Temp. Record
  91.4°F
May-28-2016
  -1.1°F
Feb-15-2015
6 PM -6 AM Avg. Temp. Record
  83.1°F
Aug-05-2012
  -11.4°F
Jan-24-2014
ICN:7 | S3C2:1 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok |
1 .   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow is manually measured a few times a day as needed 0.01 = a trace .   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   10 Historical average only to day 22 of just the month of February for this station since 2010.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 22 of February for this station since 2010.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook This Afternoon & Tonight
This
Afternoon
This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Mostly Cloudy



Hi 61 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tonight

Tonight: Isolated showers after 3am.  Areas of dense fog before 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 7 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Areas Dense
Fog then
Isolated
Showers and
Areas Dense
Fog

Lo 49 °F
NWS forecast: Isolated showers after 3am. Areas of dense fog before 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. South wind 7 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Thursday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Scattered
Showers then
Mostly Cloudy

Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming east after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Slight Chance
Showers then
Chance
Showers

Friday

Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 8 to 14 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

Friday
Night
Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Chance
T-storms


Saturday

Saturday: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then showers likely.  High near 52. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Showers and
Breezy


Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers before midnight, then a chance of snow showers between midnight and 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Breezy.
Chance
Rain/Snow
then Chance
Snow Showers
Sunday

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Partly Sunny


Hi 60 °F Lo 40 °F Hi 68 °F Lo 46 °F Hi 52 °F Lo 26 °F Hi 35 °F
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