Submit a Storm
Report to the National Weather Service
The staff at the Buffalo National Weather Service welcomes your reports of severe weather if you are in our
County Warning Area (CWA).
Use the form below to send us your storm report. For the information to
be of maximum use to us, please submit your report as soon as possible after
a severe weather event.
CONSENT TO VOLUNTARY INFORMATION COLLECTING AND SHARING
All the information users submit to NWS is done on a voluntary basis. When a
user clicks the "Submit" button on any of the Web forms found on NWS's sites
they are indicating voluntarily consent to the conditions outlined in this
policy. We do not collect personally identifiable information (e.g., name,
address, phone number, e-mail address) unless you provide it. In all cases, the
information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide
services requested by our users. Any information provided through one of our Web
forms is removed from Web servers within seconds, increasing the protection for
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Please limit your submissions to events in which you have witnessed
at least one of the following:
Hail: Dime-sized or
Strong and/or Damaging Winds:
Wind gusts in excess of 55 mph (Please indicate whether winds were estimated
or measured). Wind damage to structures (building, houses, barns, etc.),
vehicles or trees.
Tornado: Please be as
descriptive as possible (time, location, movement, etc.).
Heavy Rain: 0.50
inches or more in an hour or less; 1.00 inches or more in 12 hours or less;
or any event with 2.00 inches or more.
Flooding: Please be as
descriptive as possible (water over the road, river out of banks, property
damage due to flooding, etc.).
Heavy Snow: 4 or more
inches in 24 hours or less. 2 of more inches in 12 hours or less. 1 inch of
snow per hour. Click
here to learn how to measure snow.
Icing: Any ice
accretion (on roads, trees, power lines, etc.).