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‘Epic’ blizzard hits New York ahead of Thanksgiving, National Guard deployed

inhabitant of the north New York The state was digging up from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that shed nearly six feet of snow in some areas Saturday morning and killed three people.

of buffalo The metropolitan area was particularly hard hit, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet of snow by early Saturday. The town of Natural Bridges, about 80 miles (129 kilometers) northeast of the city, near Fort Drum Army Base, is reported to be just under 6 feet.

of National Weather Service Partial clear skies were expected in some areas, but more snow is expected from Sunday night before rain mixes in by Monday.

Flooding forced the National Football League to move Sunday’s game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cleveland Browns to Detroit from the Bills’ home stadium in Orchard Park outside Buffalo.

Erie County Chief Executive Mark Polonkers tweeted that two died “related to cardiac events related to exertion while shoveling/plowing snow.” A third person, who was driving a snowplow in the town of Hamlet, Indiana, died Friday after his snowplow slid off the sidewalk and tumbled into the Stark County Sheriff’s Office. Hamlet is located about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Lake Michigan.

Storm effects varied widely in the region due to the peculiarities of lake effect storms, which are caused by cold winds picking up moisture from warm lakes and depositing snow over small areas.Some areas of Buffalo were blown away and there was heavy snow. lake erie Even if only miles away, the inhabitants only had to fight inches.

Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency Thursday for parts of western New York, including communities along the eastern ends of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The proclamation he covers 11 counties and all vehicles are prohibited from driving on Interstate 90.

The governor activated the National Guard Saturday morning to help clear the roads after a “magnificent snow event.”

Buffalo has experienced dramatic snowstorms affecting the lake, and few are worse than the one that occurred in November 2014. The epic storm dropped 7 feet (2 meters) of snow on some communities over the course of three days, collapsing roofs and trapping drivers in more than 100 vehicles. Located on Lakeside in Thruway, New York. ‘Epic’ blizzard hits New York ahead of Thanksgiving, National Guard deployed

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