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3:31 AM EST Wed Feb 1 2023 SYNOPSIS... Lake effect snow will redevelop Wednesday with snow bands focused over the Tug Hill Plateau. Elsewhere, the weather will be generally uneventful through midweek. However, the coldest air mass of the season will arrive with an arctic front Thursday night into Friday, with bitterly cold temperatures and dangerously low wind chill values. The extreme cold will be relatively short-lived, with temperatures moderating by the end of the weekend, and trending back above seasonal normals for next week. Area Forecast Discussion
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METRIC | IMPERIAL
Updated: @ 10:35am  
Temperatures Current Conditions Forecast
Lake Erie:36°F
Lake Ontario:37°F
Currently Outside: Warmer 0.5°F than last hour.

18.5°F

Wind Chill:  14.8°F
Feels like:  15°F
Uncomfortably Cold
High Today
19.7°F
12:00 AM
Low Today
13.9°F
3:59 AM
Yest High
23.6°F
2:07 PM
Yest Low
15.4°F
7:24 AM
Sta* High
58.4°F
2016
Sta* Low
0.2°F
2019
* This Station's Records Since 12/2013
Rec* High
64.0°F
1992
Rec* Low
-24.0°F
1979
Weather Server uptime 3 Days 17 Hours 49 Minutes 33 Seconds
Hazardous Weather Outlook
Public Info Statement
Dry Dry

Wind from SW Wind:  SW
2.3

Gusting to:
6.1 mph
Current Snow Snow3:
0.00 in
Chandler Burning Index: LOW Current CBI
Fire Danger:
-0.2 of 100
Today

Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Mostly Sunny
then Chance
Snow Showers
and Breezy
Tonight

Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Chance Snow
Showers

Thursday

Thursday: A chance of snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Chance Snow
Showers and
Breezy then
Snow Likely
and Windy
Hi 26 °F Lo 23 °F Hi 34 °F

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GRLevel3 radar OFFLINE KBUF

Dew Point Liquid Precipitation Wind Speed Sun/Moon
Current: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 11.6°F
Last Hour: Decreased 0.3°F since last hour. 0.3°F
High 9:59 AM: 12.8°F
Low 7:14 AM: 5.9°F
Record High: 77.2°F on
Aug-7-2022
Record Low: -0.8°F on
Dec-23-2022
Wetbulb: 16.8°F
Leaf Wet:7 0
Rain Today
rain graph

Melt Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last 7 Days: 0.41 in
Feb Rain: 0.00 in
Feb to Date
  Avg:10
0.00 in
Feb to Date
  Diff from Avg:10
No Change 0.00 in
Feb Avg: 0.12 in
Diff from Avg: Under 0.12 in for the month 0.12 in
Season:1 3.44 in
YTD
  Avg:11
1.72 in
YTD
  Diff from Avg:11
Over 1.72 in for the year 1.72 in
Last Rain
Time/Date:
Jan-30-2023
at 2:05 PM
19 rain days in 2023
0 days in February
2 days since last rain
Current: SW  2.3 mph
1Hr Average: 4.6 mph
Wind Run: 56.12 miles
Wind Gust
Current: 6.1 kts mph
Today: 14.8 mph 9:58 AM
Month: 14.8 mph Feb-1
Year: 30.4 mph Jan-24
Record Gust: 37.0 mph
Dec-23-2022
Sunlight:
10 hrs 21 min
37 sec
of Sunlight Today
Which is
1 min 55 sec longer than
yesterday
(Noon) graph (Midnight)
Legend

Waxing Gibbous
Waxing Gibbous, 10 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes in cycle
85%
Illuminated
Humidity Barometer
Current: Decreased 3% since last hour. 74%
Last Hour: Decreased 3% since last hour. 3%
High 9:29 AM: 77%
Low 12:28 AM: 68%
Record High: 98%
Jan-4-2023
Record Low: 23%
Oct-30-2022
Current: Rising 0.018  inHg/hr 30.378 inHg
Last Hour: Rising slowly
High 10:32 AM: 30.379 in.
Low 1:21 AM: 30.298 in.
Record High: 30.750 inHg
Nov-8-2022
Record Low: 29.016 inHg
Dec-23-2022
Heating Degree Days Snow3 Wind Chill AIR
Today: 20.6
Feb: 20.6
2023 to Date: 1014.2
Cooling Degree Days
2023 to Date: 0.0
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Feb Snow: Under 10.315 in for the month 0.00 in
Feb Avg: 10.31 in
Diff from Avg: -10.31 in
Season Total:2 116.75 in
Snow Depth: 3.00 in
0 snow days in February
15 snow days this season.2
First Snow of Season:
Nov-18-2022
Average 1st Snow:
02 of Dec
Current: 14.8°F
Low 4:11 AM: 4.5°F
Yesterday: 7.6°F
Record: -20.9°F
Dec-23-2022
Quality
Index6:

51


Moderate
Density:
1.35 kg/m3
Current UV Index Current Solar Energy9
1.4
Sunburn in
80 Minutes
Highest:
10:33 AM
1.4
362 W/m2
0%
W/m2 SI
High Today:
10:33 AM
394  W/m2
Record:
1225 W/m2
Soil Depth/Temp8 Irrigation Index5 Station All Time Records Cloud Level
0.6 in: 34°F °F
1.2 in: 35°F
1.8 in: 36°F

Growing conditions
at the depth of:  0.6 in:


Soil moisture range is from
0-Wet to 200-Dry/Frozen
Updated at Midnight
Current ET: 0.00 in
7-Days Rain: 0.41 in
7-Days ET: 0.00 in
7-Day:  0.41 in water in excess of what evaporated in last 7 days. 0.41 in
February: No Change 0 in
HIGHS: LOWS:
92.1°F
Aug-6-2022
2.1°F
Dec-23-2022
Daytime Records
  91.4°F
Aug-03-2022
  6.8°F
Dec-24-2022
Nitetime Records
  80.4°F
Aug-08-2022
  3.6°F
Dec-24-2022
ICN:5 | S3C2:6 | Ajax 3.xx
ISS:Ok | CON:4.7 | RCP:97%
1 Rain season: Jan 1st to Dec 31st.   2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.   3 Snow manually measured usually around 7AM and 7PM.   5 Estimated amount of water needed to replace the water used by plants and evaporation from the past week. (Negative numbers mean amount of water needed, positive numbers mean excess water is present).   6 Air Quality Index is provided by Minnesota Polution Control Agency and is updated hourly between the hours of 6AM and Midnight.   7 Leaf Wetness is surface moisture on foliage. 0 being totally dry and 15 being totally saturated.   8 Soil moisture and temperatures are from sensors burried in the ground at the levels specified.   9 Solar Index represents either an absolute scale of solar energy (W/m²) using the station’s recorded maximum or a percentage of computed theoretical solar maximum using the station’s location and time of day. These indices differ most when the sun is low on the horizon. The current scale is shown, and will toggle if it or the icon is clicked.   10 Historical average only to day 1 of just the month of February for this station since 2013.   11 Historical average rain this season to day 1 of February for this station since 2013.
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Outlook Today & Tonight
Today

Today: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Mostly Sunny
then Chance
Snow Showers
and Breezy

Hi 26 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of snow showers, mainly after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 26. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Local station forecast: Partly cloudy with little temp change.
Tonight

Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Chance Snow
Showers


Lo 23 °F
NWS forecast: A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Thursday: A chance of snow showers between 3pm and 5pm, then snow likely after 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 34. Windy, with a southwest wind 16 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Chance Snow
Showers and
Breezy then
Snow Likely
and Windy
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Occasional snow before 8pm, then snow showers likely, mainly between 8pm and 11pm.  Areas of blowing snow before 11pm. Low around 6. Windy, with a west wind 18 to 28 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.
Snow and
Areas Blowing
Snow

Friday

Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 2pm.  Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 10. North wind 13 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Chance Snow
Showers

Friday
Night
Friday Night: A chance of snow showers, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -1. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Chance Snow
Showers

Saturday

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.
Mostly Cloudy


Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Breezy.
Mostly Cloudy
then Mostly
Cloudy and
Breezy
Sunday

Sunday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Windy.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Windy. Cloudy
then Chance
Showers

Hi 34 °F Lo 6 °F Hi 10 °F Lo -1 °F Hi 27 °F Lo 24 °F Hi 38 °F

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