Andrew Cuomo Slams Nat'l Weather Service Over His Own Ignorance

Four months ago, Andrew Cuomo falsely stated that New York just recently started seeing tornadoes. On Saturday, the governor gave a press conference where he slammed meteorologists for their largely accurate Buffalo snow forecasts. As usual, Andrew Cuomo is clueless. » 11/23/14 6:21pm Yesterday 6:21pm

Buffalo's Monster Snowstorm Could Cause a Flooding Disaster Next Week

Cities to the south and east of Buffalo are digging out from up to 88 inches of snow this morning after this week's double lake effect snow events. To make matters worse, warm temperatures and potentially heavy rain will cause a rapid snowmelt, bringing the potential for major flooding. » 11/21/14 3:01pm Friday 3:01pm

How Many Snowstorms Would It Take to Match Buffalo's Week From Hell?

Before it formed, forecasters were concerned that today's lake effect snow could form over the areas that saw five feet of snow earlier this week, dropping a total of 100 inches of snow by Friday. That's just from two storms! How many snowstorms would it take elsewhere in the country to reach 100 inches of snow? » 11/20/14 11:00am Thursday 11:00am

The Bills Should Pay People to Dig Out Their City, Not Their Stadium

The Buffalo Bills are offering local residents $10/hour plus game tickets if they swing by Ralph Wilson Stadium and help dig out the arena before the football game on Sunday. The Bills should pay people to dig out their trapped neighbors, not their football stadium.http://thevane.gawker.com/western-new-yo... » 11/19/14 2:27pm Wednesday 2:27pm

Western New York Will See Seven to Eight Feet of Snow by Friday

More than five feet of snow is on the ground near Buffalo, New York, and a few more feet could fall by Thursday night. Some communities could see up to eight feet of snow by the time the storm is done. Governor Cuomo has called in the National Guard to dig out the buried region. » 11/18/14 8:43pm Tuesday 8:43pm

Lake Effect Snow: How Nature's Greatest Snow Machine Works

The above photo, taken from a plane above Buffalo yesterday by photographer Jeff Suhr, shows the brutal lake effect snow storm in effect over Western New York right now. Some areas are expecting up to six feet of snow by the end of the week. These snowstorms are among the most intense in the world, and the processes… » 11/18/14 2:22pm Tuesday 2:22pm

Al Roker's 34-Hour Live Television Marathon Is a Glorious Mess

Dog poop, chicken wings, hugging a television screen, and an MSNBC anchor in her pajamas. Last night I watched an hour of Al Roker's attempt to break the world record for longest live television weather report, and something's definitely broken, but it isn't the record. » 11/13/14 10:00am 11/13/14 10:00am

Report: Chinese Hackers Infiltrate NOAA's Weather Satellite Network

The Washington Post published a report today stating that Chinese hackers infiltrated NOAA's satellite network in September, resulting in a multi-day data outage when the agency reacted to the breach in October. The agency failed to report the incident to the Commerce Department until November 4. » 11/12/14 2:59pm 11/12/14 2:59pm