BUF Weather Center

The National Weather Service in Buffalo New York publishes quality weather data, forecasts, maps, watches and advisories. The NWS team in Buffalo are especially well-versed in the intricacies of lake effect.

This page is designed as a portal to access to this data.

The NWS BUF county warning area includes several important ski areas that serve western New York including Bristol, Holiday Valley, Kissing Bridge, Peek n Peak and Swain.

We’ve added the NWS BUF point forecast map, radar, temperature and precipitation reports and plus links to the BUF forecast discussion and the new dynamic lake effect snow maps, webcams and ski reports from central New York.

Directly below is the medium-term forecast for BUF zone, click thumbnails to enlarge maps.

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BUF Storm Total Snowfall Forecast
BUF Storm Total Snow Forecast
BUF High Temp Forecast Map BUF Low Temp Forecast Map
Next High Temperature Next Low Temperature
BUF 6 Hour QPF BUF 12 Hour QPF BUF 18 Hour QPF BUF 24 Hour QPF
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BUF 6 Hour Snow Forecast BUF 12 Hour Snow Forecast BUF 18 Hour Snow Forecast BUF 24 Hour Snow Forecast
06 Hour Snowfall 12 Hour Snowfall 18 Hour Snowfall 24 Hour Snowfall

We want this page to be a go-to source for BUF weather info. If you’ve got ideas about how to make this page more valuable, post your thoughts on the Blog, or in the Weather Page Thread in the NY Ski Forum, or email us. Note: Some content on this page changes seasonally. Small maps click to enlarge.