“I’m not asking. I’m not pleading. I’m telling you: Get off the roads right now in the City of Buffalo,” Buffalo mayor Byron Brown told WBEN radio. “You are adding to the problem if you are driving in Buffalo. People are dying in cars. That’s the reality of it.”
Because of the frozen roads, ambulances had a difficult time reaching some people suffering from medical emergencies.
Over 20,000 people reportedly lost power during the storm.