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Severe thunderstorms possible from the central Plains to the upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, heavy rainfall, and a few isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon into tonight from the central Plains to the upper Midwest. The threat is expected to shift east into the Great Lakes region by Friday. In addition, heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding concerns. 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