People who live in the northern states are used to being hit with snowstorms in winter. However, it's not often that a town gets more snow in one day than some cities receive in an entire year.
NY State Thruway in Buffalo this morning! #BuffaloSnow pic.twitter.com/3bKjr1f3WT
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) November 19, 2014
The relentless snowstorm currently battering the region could eventually total more than seven feet of the fluffy white stuff.
CNN's Jennifer Gray posted this report last night:
Here's what it's like in the middle of the #BuffaloSnow storm: http://t.co/89A11glAL3 via @JenniferGrayCNN #gothere https://t.co/YkJB4cP9Xt
— CNN (@CNN) November 19, 2014
The bands of snow were so well formed that they appeared to be a wall.
Buffalo, NY was hit by snow so intense it looked like a wall, leaving up to 60 inches (1.5 meters). #BuffaloSnow pic.twitter.com/MoKsOg18PI
— JRehling (@JRehling) November 19, 2014
Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Marquise Goodwin showed no fear of the snow.
A sixteen second time-lapse video shows the wall of snow coming into Buffalo off the lake.
A Canadian radio station tweeted this photo showing a group of Buffalo area firefighters carrying a patient more than a mile in the drifting snow.
pic.twitter.com/63Wb1NbN6v @TheBuffaloNews @newsradio930 @wkbw Buffalo firefighters carrying a patient 10 blocks to mercy hospital
— d mann (@DenmannSr) November 19, 2014
There were also reports of "opportunists" taking advantage of trucks that were stuck in the snow:
!!! MT @JeremyGlobalTV: I just saw several men stealing chips from inside this abandoned Doritos truck. #BuffaloSnow pic.twitter.com/wmO9i8NBDD
— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) November 19, 2014
Trapped by the snow, some folks showed their innovative side. Witness the "snow fridge":
When life gives you lemons (or lake-effect snow)! #BuffaloSnow pic.twitter.com/0kR0Npd7Dx
— Zack Green (@zackgreenwx) November 19, 2014
Not every snow picture exposed the beautiful or clever side of the blizzard. This home's front door could not withstand the pressure of the blowing snow:
This just happened a couple of streets away from me. #BuffaloSnow #snowvember pic.twitter.com/1BEz8EU7lj
— Drew (@nyhobbyclub) November 19, 2014
TheBlaze's Oliver Darcy retweeted this image showing a house that "appears to enjoy the snow."
This house appears to enjoy the snow... RT @confusedcaboose: #WGRZsnow pic.twitter.com/7iAcNFZfEl
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) November 19, 2014
YouTube user "RealQuickChris" from Buffalo ventured out on Tuesday to show the three feet of snow that had piled up on his property.
And finally, one YouTube user says he captured some really cool drone footage out of Seneca, NY:
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