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NWS Buffalo Weather Picture Page

Updated: November 13, 2008

Photos from our weather photos collection.

Photos from our weather photos collection

Many thanks to all who have sent us photos!  Feel free to send more! 

The NWS Buffalo photo gallery is an ongoing effort to showcase local weather photos, while educating the public about weather hazards and phenomena common to western and central New York. This feature is mostly supported by donations of photos by local residents. We are currently seeking images of all types of weather, preferably from western and central New York.

Please read the following before submitting any files to the NWS:

The following is required when submitting images:

- Photographer's name
- Photo Title
- Photo subject
- Date photo was taken
- Express, written permission in your email stating that you are the rightful owner of the image, and that you release the image into the public domain (this means that your photo or video may be downloaded, copied and used by others).

What type of images will be accepted?
- digital image files (JPG, tif, png, gif, and bmp) - includes scanned images
- digital video files (avi, mov, mp4, mpeg, qt, rm, and wmv)

NOTE: Links to images posted elsewhere on the Internet (i.e., other photo galleries) cannot be accepted; only attached image files can be considered.

By submitting images, you agree:

- that you are the rightful owner of the image
- that the submitted images can be used by the NWS in training presentations, printed material,  and NOAA/NWS Web sites
-any images with added caption or personal trademark will not be accepted
- the submitted images may be downloaded, copied and used by others
- the images are selected based on uniqueness and appropriateness
- that not all images will be selected
- that images may be added to or removed from the on-line photo gallery from time to time
- that you may not receive a reply email confirmation that you image has been selected for the photo gallery
- it we receive complaints of copyright infringement, the image in question will be immediately removed from NWS Web sites

Send them to us.   

More photos can be viewed at the NOAA Photo Library

Select a picture page, then click on any thumbnail to go to that photo collection.

Snow/Ice Image Snow and Ice (Collection of winter weather pictures) Tornado Image Thunderstorms and Tornadoes (Collection of thunderstorm, lightning, hail, tornadoes, and funnel cloud pictures)
Flood Image Flooding and Rivers  (Collection of high water, flooding, river, creek, and stream pictures) Waterspout Image Marine and Coastal (Collection of wave, beach, lighthouse, boat, and waterspout pictures)
Storm Damage Image Storm Damage (Collection of storm damage pictures) Aurora Image Clouds and Sky (Collection of cloud, cloud formation, sunrise, sunset,  rainbow, and aurora pictures)
General Photos General (Collection of pictures not included in the above categories)



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