The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook warning for Buffalo and Western New York this weekend.

Snow Totals: How Much Snow Did WNY Get?

Buffalo and WNY were pummeled with snow during the historic lake effect snowstorm. The National Weather Service Eastern Region provided updated totals as of 1 pm yesterday, Sunday, November 21, 2022,

Orchard Park NY 80"
Athol Springs NY 76"
Hamburg NY 73.7"
Natural Bridge NY 72.3"
Watertown NY 61"
Fort Drum NY 54"
East Aurora 51.3"
West Seneca NY 49"
Lancaster 42"
Copenhagen NY 40"
Buffalo Airport NY 36.7"
Star Lake NY 35"

National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Outlook Warning For Buffalo-Area

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, at 5:26 am, the National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather 0utlook for portions of WNY. The potential for flooding due to snowmelt affects the counties of Northern Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Southern Erie. The warning is in effect for tomorrow, Friday, November 25, through Wednesday, November 30.

Above normal temperatures through the weekend will bring a gradual increase in runoff due to snowmelt in areas which received heavy lake effect snow last weekend. Periods of Sunday and Sunday night will increase runoff, potentially causing minor flooding of small streams and creeks, as well as urban areas with poor drainage in areas which got the most snowfall. The greatest risk for minor flooding will be on Buffalo area creeks Sunday through Sunday night.

Intense Winter Storm Brings Multiple Feet Of Lake Effect Snow To Buffalo Area
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Snowstorm Damage Your Home? New York State Is Making It Easier To File Claims

If your home sustained damage due to the recent lake effect snowstorm in Buffalo and Western New York, New York State is making it earlier to file a claim. Governor Kathy Hochul has instructed the Department of Financial Services to give Temporary Adjuster Permits to qualified out-of-state independent insurance adjusters to help expedite insurance claims. This move will increase the number of adjusters available to residents hardest hit by the lake effect snowstorm, so they can get paid out quicker.

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Historic Snow Storm Hits Buffalo

A historic snowstorm slammed into Western New York on Friday and continues to bring snow to all areas across the region.

Here Are the 10 Snowiest Places in Upstate New York!

This list shows the Top Ten Snowiest Communities in New York State. Some of the numbers these places put up are incredible! The regions stick mainly to the perennially snowiest places we are familiar with such as the North Country, Adirondacks, Western New York, and the Tug Hill Plateau.

There are several online places that list the "snowiest places in New York State." Surprisingly, they all have different rankings and all use different data. So we decided to use the New York State Ski Blog as our source. Thousands of skiers rely on this site for accurate weather conditions around the state. So we did too.

FYI...since the winter of 2022 is definitely not over these statistics are for last year. We have no doubt that the rankings will change next year. I mean, have you seen the photos coming out of western New York recently? WOW!

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