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Buffalo, Western NY Prepare For Potentially Dangerous Storm

By 11/17/2022 1:05 PMNo CommentsBy YidInfo Staff

In anticipation of a potentially hazardous wave of lake-effect snow, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul issued an emergency declaration on Thursday in certain portions of western New York.

The National Weather Service predicted up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) of snow or more through Sunday, with spells of near-zero visibility that “may paralyze” the hardest-hit areas, including Buffalo.

Under Hochul’s declaration of an emergency, commercial truck movement is prohibited after 4 p.m. on Interstate 90 southwest of Buffalo Thursday.

The heaviest snowfall was predicted to occur between 7 and 8 p.m. Thursday at 7 o’clock. Friday.

Hochul stated, “I want people in western New York to take this seriously.

With massive amounts of snowfall expected through the weekend, I’m asking all Western New Yorkers to: stock up on essentials before the snow begins; Stay off the roads once the snow starts, Be careful if using alternative heat sources. Check on neighbors and loved ones, Hochul tweeted.

Additionally, the meteorological service warned that portions of northern Michigan could have lake-effect snow accumulations of 2 feet (0.6 meters) or more through Sunday.

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