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WESTERN NEW YORK FORECAST SUMMARY Forecast Discussion for BUF NWS Office
SYNOPSIS... A northwesterly flow of bitterly cold air will result in
dangerously low wind chill values today along with another very cold night
tonight. The arctic airmass will finally move out of the area on Tuesday.
This will be followed by an area of surface low pressure which will track
to our north on Wednesday. This will result in a short period of above
normal temperatures along with some mixed precipitation mid-week. 

NWS BUF Office Area Forecast Discussion


Todays low temperature of -3.3°F broke the yearly low of -2.4°F set on 01/20/2019 by -0.9°
Todays low wind chill of -19.7°F broke the yearly low of -19.3°F set on 01/20/2019 by -0.4°
Todays low dew point of -6.5°F broke the yearly low of -5.4°F set on 01/20/2019 by -1.1°
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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Weather Conditions Updated: @ 12:33pm  
Temperature Conditions/Real Time Wind Speed 36 Hour Forecast/WNY Snow Forecast
Currently:

5.9°F

Trend:Warmer 2.6°F than last hour. /hr
Wind Chill   -6°F
Humidex   -2.3°F
24 Hour +/- -3.8°FColder 3.8°F than yesterday at this time.
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Today High
5.9°F
12:32 PM
Today Low
-3.3°F
3:55 AM
Avg. High
31.0°F
Avg. Low
18.0°F
Yest High
12.0°F
12:00 AM
Yest Low
-2.4°F
11:58 PM
Rec. High*
69.0°F
1906
Rec. Low*
-10.0°F
1985
* Official Records are from NWS Buffalo at Buffalo Niagara Airport
mostly cloudy -  blowing snow mostly cloudy - blowing snow

Wind from NW Live Stream
Current Snow Total Snowfall Today3:
2.80 in
Chandler Burning Index: LOW Current CBI
Fire Danger:
-2.8 of 100
M.L. King
Jr. Day
M.L. King Jr. Day: Light Snow Likely And Areas Of Blowing Snow
Light Snow Likely And Areas Of Blowing Snow
Tonight

Tonight: Isolated Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy
Isolated Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy
Tuesday

Tuesday: Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Hi 10 °F Lo -3 °F Hi 28 °F
WNY SNOW FORECAST
 In New Tab
Dew Point Rainfall Rainfall Wind Sock Wind Sun/Moon
Current: Increased 2.8°F since last hour. 3.1°F
Last Hour: Increased 2.8°F since last hour. 2.8°F
High 12:32 PM: 3.1°F
Low 3:55 AM: -6.4°F
Record High: 80.8°F on
Jul-17-2013
Record Low: -24.5°F on
Jan-24-2011
Wetbulb: 5.4°F
Rain Today: 0.00 in
Last 24 Hours: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Previous 7 Days: 0.00 in
Jan Rain: 0.83 in
Jan to Date
  Average:10
0.99 in
Jan to Date
  +/- from Avg:10
Under 0.16 in for the month 0.16 in
Jan Avg: 1.67 in
+/- from Avg: Under 0.835 in for the month 0.83 in
2019 Total: 0.83 in
Year To Date
  Average:11
0.99 in
Year To Date
  +/- from Avg:11
Under 0.16 in for the year 0.16 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
Jan-9-2019
at 1:42 AM
4 rain days in 2019
4 days in January
11 straight days without rain

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Current: NW  6.9 mph
Last 15 Min. Avg: 6.9 mph
Last 30 Min. Avg: 7.0 mph
Last 1 Hour Avg: 7.3 mph
Last 2 Hour Avg: 6.0 mph
Todays Wind Run: 62.60 miles
Wind Sock Wind Gust
Current: 6.0 mph
High Last Hour: 20.0 mph WNW
Todays High: 20.0 mph 12:07 PM
January High: 36.0 mph Jan-1
2019 High: 36.0 mph Jan-1
Record Gust: 62.6 mph
Dec-25-2014
Sunlight:
9 hrs 32 min
of Sunlight Today
graph 39.7% 60.3%
Which is
1 min 58 sec Longer
Than Yesterday
 
Morning Crescent, 15 days, 16 hours, 5 minutes in cycle
9%
Illuminated
HumidityHumidity/Feels Like barometerBarometer
Feels Like: -2.3°F
Humidity: Increased 1% since last hour. 88%
Last Hour +/-: Increased 1% since last hour. 1%
High 11:52 AM: 88%
Low 12:00 AM: 86%
Record High: 100%
Sep-4-2018
Record Low: 17%
Apr-16-2014
Current: Rising 0.2  mb/hr 1031.5 mb
Last Hour: Steady
High 12:07 PM: 1031.7
Low 12:01 AM: 1020.7
Record High: 1045.2 mb
Feb-13-2018
Record Low: 983.9 mb
Nov-18-2017
Heating Degree Days Snowfall/0.01=Trace3 Wind Chill Air
Today: 33.6
Jan: 821.9
2019 to Date: 820.7
Cooling Degree Days
2019 to Date: 0.0
Today: 2.80 in
Yesterday: 5.00 in
Jan Snow: Under 24.99 in for the month 14.31 in
Jan Avg: 39.30 in
Diff from Avg: -24.99 in
Season Total: 34.11 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
5 snow days in January
15 snow days this season
Current: -5.9°F
Low 3:05 AM: -19.6°F
Yesterday: -19.3°F
Record: -26.3°F
Feb-20-2015
Data Not
Available


Data Not Available
Density:
1.39 kg/m3
UV Summary/Forecast Solar Summary
Jan-21

1.2
Jan-22

1.4
Jan-23

1.5
Sunrise is at: 7:40 am
Solar Noon: 12:26
Sunset is at: 5:12 pm
Almanac Support this Site! Station All Time Records Cloud Level
Current: Afternoon
YTD Avg Temp: 24.9°F
Sunrise: 7:40 am
Sunset: 5:12 pm
Moonrise: 6:06 pm
Moonset: 8:01 am
Full Moon: Jan-21-2019
New Moon: Feb-4-2019
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HIGHS: LOWS:
95.5°F
Jul-16-2018
-18.9°F
Jan-24-2011
6 AM -6 PM Avg. Temp. Record
  94.5°F
Jul-01-2018
  -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:3 | 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 21 of just the month of January for this station since 2010.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 21 of January for this station since 2010.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook M.L. King Jr. Day & Tonight
M.L. King
Jr. Day
M.L. King Jr. Day: Light Snow Likely And Areas Of Blowing Snow
Light Snow Likely And Areas Of Blowing Snow

Hi 10 °F
NWS forecast: Scattered snow showers before 1pm, then snow likely and areas of blowing snow between 1pm and 3pm, then scattered snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible.
Tonight

Tonight: Isolated Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy
Isolated Snow Showers then Partly Cloudy

Lo -3 °F
NWS forecast: Isolated snow showers before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -11. West wind 2 to 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Tuesday

Tuesday: Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny
Tuesday
Night
Tuesday Night: Slight Chance Snow Showers then Light Snow
Slight Chance Snow Showers then Light Snow
Wednesday

Wednesday: Light Rain
Light Rain
Wednesday
Night
Wednesday Night: Rain And Snow Showers Likely
Rain And Snow Showers Likely
Thursday

Thursday: Chance Snow Showers
Chance Snow Showers
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Chance Snow Showers
Chance Snow Showers
Friday

Friday: Snow Showers Likely
Snow Showers Likely
Hi 28 °F Lo 27 °F Hi 42 °F Lo 28 °F Hi 31 °F Lo 19 °F Hi 22 °F
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