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Flood Warning

Flood Warning - Wind Watch

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Flood WARNING is posted for the region until Monday afternoon.
FEMA Funds

Schumer Vows to Press FEMA

Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Whether you are a fan of Senator Charles Schumer or not you have to admire his determination. Speaking at a news conference on Saturday along with County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Mayor Byron Brown the senator said he expects this storm battered region to exceed the threshold for receiving FEMA funds.


Cuomo Stockpiling Supplies in Preparing for Flooding

Alden, NY (WBEN) After parts of Western New York got nearly seven feet of snow, the weather is forecast to become much warmer in the coming days, causing flooding once that snow melts. Governor Cuomo is preparing by stockpiling needed supplies.

Gov. Cuomo: "Flooding is worse than snow". Flood Threat Looms Amidst Cleanup.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) --  New York's governor says officials are preparing for the worst while hoping for the best in the Buffalo area, where rain and warmer weather are threatening to melt the 7 feet of snow on the ground.
Abandoned Cars

Abandoned Cars Found on County Website

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Hundreds of abandoned cars are waiting to be picked up at three locations around Erie County.The database, which went live early Saturday morning, lists the make, model, license plate and location of more than 500 vehicles that had to be towed.

Ralph Wilson Stadium filled with snow
Game Streak

S'No Problem, Bills Fan to Keep Streak Alive

Mother Nature isn't going to throw a wrench into Ken Johnson's 21-year streak of attending every Buffalo Bills game - no matter where they play. Johnson has every intention attending his 336th consecutive game on Monday night, even though the

COLUMN: Reflecting on the Storm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Anyone who's grown up in Buffalo or even spent a few years here has stories of the big ones. Lots of us remember the Blizzard of `77 with drifts so high kids sledded off rooftops, and there was the 2006 "October Surprise".

VIDEO: Frozen Parody "Let it Snow"

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As Buffalo makes world headlines with the devastating lake effect storm, the folks at Visit Buffalo Niagara have been busy producing a video which captures the spirit of the city during a major snow event.  
Flood Worry

Flood Worries as Digout Continues

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.
Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Group Coming to Help WNY Dig Out

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A volunteer group is coming up north to help those trapped by the lake effect blast dig out.
Who has emerged as THE government leader in the response to the storm?
  Gov. Cuomo
  Mark Poloncarz
  Byron Brown
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