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When did Buffalo get 7 feet snow?

When did Buffalo get 7 feet snow?

November 2014’s
All of that snow that fell during November 2014’s twin lake-effect storms amounted to about 210 billion gallons of water. Nearly all of the moisture was sucked up from the surface of Lake Erie, transformed into clouds and dumped in the form of 7 feet of snow across the Buffalo Niagara region.

When was the November storm in Buffalo?

Nov. 17, 2014
On Nov. 17, 2014, we had no idea what we were in for: back-to-back lake-effect blasts that buried parts of Western New York under snowfall measured in feet, not inches, and closed area roadways for days on end. Even by Buffalo’s standards, it was momentous.

What is the most snow ever recorded in Buffalo NY?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– The National Weather Service in Buffalo announced a new snowfall record was set in the Buffalo region today. The NWS says a record of 18.4 inches fell in the Buffalo area. That total breaks the record set in 1956 of 10.7″.

Does Buffalo get lake effect snow?

Due to the prevailing winds, areas south of Buffalo receive much more lake-effect snow than locations to the north. As the prevailing flow is southwesterly, areas near the lake are often as much as 20 degrees colder than inland locations.

When was the lake effect snow storm in Buffalo?

Lake Storm “Aphid”. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The October 2006 Buffalo storm was an unusual early-season lake effect snow storm that hit the Buffalo, New York area and other surrounding areas of the United States and Canada, from the afternoon of Thursday October 12 through the morning of Friday October 13, 2006.

How big is the snow in Buffalo NY?

The heavy, lake-effect snow (totaling 85 inches in some areas) has led to abandoned vehicles, food shortages, accounts of looting, and at least 7 deaths. Warmer temperatures are making the cleanup effort a bit easier, but Buffalo city officials warn that flooding and roof collapses might soon follow.

How big was the blizzard in Buffalo in 1977?

Lifelong Buffalo residents are calling it worse than the Blizzard of 1977, the infamous snowstorm that created snow drifts up to 30 feet high. These photographs show just how intense and crippling this week’s storm has been: