3 Dead As Historic Snowstorms Smothers Upstate New York

HAMBURG, NY - November 18: Michelle Kucalski digs out her car after an intense lake-effect snowstorm impacted the area on November 18, 2022 in Hamburg, New York. Around Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs, the snowstorm resulted in up to four feet of accumulation, and additional snowfall is forecast for the weekend. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • An historic storm dumped as much as 6 feet of snow across northern United States and causing at least three deaths.
  • Buffalo was hit especially hard, getting more than 5 feet of snow by early Saturday. The Buffalo Bills, whose home field was hit with 77 inches of snow, were forced to move their Sunday game against the Cleveland Browns to Detroit.
  • Two Buffalo residents died from cardiac events after shoveling snow. Also, a snowplow driver in Hamlet, Ind., died when his plow slid off pavement and rolled over.



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