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Buffalo's weather past bashed again


Buffalo is finding itself in defense mode once again. An article by a New York Daily News sports reporter refers to the region's weather as "Upstate purgatory".

It's titled "NY Jets need to start winning big games on road, starting Sunday against Buffalo Bills".

The article is about the Buffalo Bills home game this Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park against the Jets.

Just as Buffalo is experiencing some beautiful fall weather and by-passed a major early season snow storm that hit other parts of the State, The New York Daily News story talked about the Jets past bad-weather experiences in Buffalo.

It stated that the weather in Buffalo is "never good". But Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown reacted to the article while basking in Tuesday's sunshine with a message to New York.

"Look at this weather. Absolutely beautiful, The Bills are in first place, the team is playing great. Hopefully the New York media will have the opportunity during this game to look at our weather conditions more closely and they'll get to see how the Bills play on the field, and their impressions will be a lot different after Sunday, I'm sure," said Mayor Brown.

WBFO News asked the Mayor if he feels the need to respond to these type of articles when they are written.

"I don't have to respond to these kinds of misinformed articles, because there are many people in Buffalo who will, there are many in New York City who do," said Mayor Brown.

The Daily News Article also noted Buffalo can be hostile for Jets players. It's not just the snowy, rainy weather they don't like. They say they are not pleased with the loud Buffalo Bills fans.

The news article stated that the forecast for Sunday in Buffalo will be rainy. But checking Sunday's National Weather Service forecast Tuesday evening said "Sunday, Partly Sunny, highs in the lower 60's, and by Wednesday morning it changed again stating SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/jets/ny-jets-start-winning-big-games-road-starting-sunday-buffalo-bills-article-1.970241#ixzz1cYbSL08v