By: weatherspotter1923, 1:11 PM GMT on September 15, 2010

Sunshine is described in so many ways; "weak January sun" or "white hot midsummer heat and glare", but I always have enjoyed the sunshine we get here in WNY in the fall. I would describe it as golden sunshine. Part of that might be the fall colors; the golden and red leaves, the oranges and yellows at the farm markets, the deep hues of the mum plants that are just starting to bloom. They all combine to give a sense of this rich abundance of the earth that we get to ...

Late Summer in WNY

By: weatherspotter1923, 2:48 PM GMT on September 11, 2010

The cooler weather lately has washed away the soupy air and haze that went with it. All is now clear and the colors of late summer and early fall are becoming brighter. The Golden Rod is in full bloom, but it hasn't been matched yet by the purple and white asters but they should be along any day now. The trees are starting to turn, albeit very slowly. So far it is the small maples and the trees with dead branches that are starting to turn. It is a muted change so fa...

Looking for LES lovers

By: weatherspotter1923, 1:51 AM GMT on December 09, 2009

As the storm impacting the midwest moves east, the lake effect snow machine will turn on for many of us in the great lakes area. I would love to hear snow reports from around the area. I live east of Lake Erie, and know that snow totals in an les event can change from mile to mile. I don't know of anyone else in the NYS lake effect region who is posting their totals, so wanted to provide a forum for this.So, what kind of snow are you getting? Drop in and give a repo...

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I live on a ridge on the border of NY and PA, right in the middle of lake effect snow country.

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