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Record Breaking Lake-Effect Snow Emergency

Buffalo, New York - Nov. 17-21 2014
After 6+ FEET of snow in some areas, the city of Buffalo, NY digs out from one of the worst lake-effect snow events on record.
 
Here's a radar loop video of the event

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A car dealership, just south of Buffalo, NY. It was completely buried under many feet of lake-effect snow.
Countless cars are buried in snowbanks like this one south of Buffalo. Many roads are still impassible and likely will be for days.

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Some massive snowbanks, as the residents of Buffalo run out of places to put all the snow.
The U.S. Army, helping to clear some of the snow, south of Buffalo, New York

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Many streets remained impassible, days after the snow stopped coming down.
With most vehicle traffic impossible and travel bans in place, most residents were forced to walk. Many were trapped in their homes for days by the incredible amounts of snow.

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A lone car which the snow-plow has skirted around.
Snow covered cars.

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An ambulance, stuck in the snow. We helped to try and push it out, but it eventually needed to be towed out.
Some of the biggest icicles I've ever seen.

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