The National Weather Service has issued a statement warning about Patchy Dense Fog this morning through 8 am with visibility cut to about 1/4 mile. Areas affected include Lake Erie shoreline, Niagara River, Buffalo, Grand Island, and Niagara Falls.

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Wildfires from Canada were the reason for the red Sun yesterday photographed by many across Western New York. People have also commented on the moon lately having a reddish-orange hue.

Photo Credit: Joe Chille
Photo Credit: Joe Chille


Abundant morning sunshine today, will give way to a chance of a shower and thundershower from Buffalo northward during the afternoon.  Most showers and thunderstorms will hold off until the evening.

With area residents still recovering from Saturday rainfall, the prospect of more rain tonight will be troublesome.

Because of recent rains, any stronger storms and downpours could lead to areas of flash flooding Tuesday night. Showers will exit Wednesday morning.

The forecast from the Meteorologists at News 4 Buffalo (WIVB-TV):

TODAY: Morning  Fog, then Sunshine, Chance of an afternoon Shower or Thunderstorm from Buffalo northward, High 84, Showers and thunderstorms will persist throughout the evening, some heavy, with localized flooding possible.

WEDNESDAY: Chance of Showers, with Sunny breaks, High: 75

THURSDAY: Sunny, with Clouds Increase in the afternoon,  High: 75

FRIDAY: Mostly to Partly Sunny, with the chance of a shower, High: 75.


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