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  • Lake-Effect Snows Rapidly Melting in Buffalo, Flooding Ensues

    Alan Raymond
    25 Nov 2014 | 10:21 am
    Last week, more than seven feet of snow fell — in a five-day period — in parts of the Buffalo Metro Area. Since then, it’s rained and temperatures warmed significantly. All of these combined factors have lead to a significant risk of flooding for parts of south Buffalo. According to the National Weather Service in Buffalo, runoff form the melting snow is causing minor flooding in some of the creeks in the area. The main concern will be flooding in basements and people are being told to take precautions now. They’re being asked to remove items from their basements and run sump…
  • Weather Roundup: National Forecast for Nov. 25

    Alan Raymond
    25 Nov 2014 | 9:55 am
    Northeast Mostly clear skies to begin the day with morning temperatures in the 40s and 50s. We’ll see partly cloudy skies through the day with highs in the 40s, 50s and 60s. Enjoy the day as you prepare for the next winter storm set to arrive through the day on Wednesday. Travel conditions will go downhill through the day from Virginia to Maine. If you plan on traveling for Thanksgiving on Wednesday, it may be better to travel on Tuesday instead. Stay tuned to Weather Nation for the very latest on this Thanksgiving storm. (FORECAST: New York | Boston | Buffalo | Burlington) East Central…
  • Winter Storm to Impact the East Coast, Likely to Cause Huge Thanksgiving Travel Headaches

    Alan Raymond
    24 Nov 2014 | 3:47 pm
    Just when you thought the holiday travel season couldn’t get any worse, a large winter storm is likely to impact some of the nation’s populated cities; on the busiest travel day of the year. A strong coastal storm, which is likely to start dropping snow early Wednesday, will race up the East Coast — wreaking havoc along the I-95 corridor and slowing travel in at least four major metro areas. According to a news release from AAA, more than 46 million Americans are expected to travel for Thanksgiving, this year. Nearly 90 percent — 41.3 million — of those travelers will…
  • Thanksgiving Travel Troubles in the Northeast?

    Chris Bianchi
    23 Nov 2014 | 5:10 pm
    The first significant snowstorm of the season could be on the horizon for the I-95 corridor of the Northeast, and it couldn’t be coming at a potentially worse time. On Wednesday, all indications are that an area of low pressure will develop off the coast of North Carolina and as it tracks towards the northeast parallel to the East Coast, it will intensify. By Wednesday afternoon, the storm will be off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula, bringing the potential for a wintry mix of precipitation in or near Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, and later on, New York City and Boston.
  • Severe Weather, Including the Threat for Tornadoes, On Tap for the Weekend

    Alan Raymond
    21 Nov 2014 | 3:47 pm
    Winter weather has been dominating the headlines this week, but a resurgence of warm, moist air and an approaching mid-level low could put severe weather front and center this weekend. The main threat from these weekend storms appears to be hail and high winds, but a few isolated tornadoes can’t be totally ruled out, either. Below is a day-by-day forecast of what you can expect over the weekend. Saturday A mid-level low will continue to spin out of northern Mexico, into the Big Bend region of Texas — pulling Gulf moisture and enhancing lift over much of central and eastern Texas. The…
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