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Heavy Snow from the Wasatch to the Upper Midwest

A strong weather system will bring heavy snow, gusty winds, and difficult travel conditions to a broad area from the Great Basin to the Upper Midwest. Farther south, strong winds and dry conditions is increasing the wildfire threat. Unusual warmth from the Ohio Valley to the Mid-Atlantic continues. The approaching cold front brings a threat of severe weather to the Ohio Valley later in the week. Read More >

 

FIRST SNOWFALL IN FALL:    

BUFFALO

AVERAGE First Flake Oct 24
First Measurable (.1" or more) Nov 8
First Inch Nov 18
 

EARLIEST EVER

First Flake Sep 20, 1956
First Measurable (.1" or more) Oct 6, 1991
First Inch Oct 10, 1906
 
LATEST EVER First Measurable (.1" or more) Dec 18, 2015
  First Inch Jan 3, 1923

ROCHESTER

AVERAGE First Flake Oct 23
First Measurable (.1" or more) Nov 8
First Inch Nov 20
 

EARLIEST EVER

First Flake Sep 20, 1956
First Measurable (.1" or more) Oct 12, 2006
First Inch Oct 24, 1960
 
LATEST EVER First Measurable (.1" or more) Dec 10, 1948
  First Inch Dec 21, 1939