Dangerous lake-effect snowstorm blankets Buffalo, western NY


              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow removed from the street in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow removed from the street in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow removed from the street in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 as crews work to clear the streets.  Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 as crews work to clear the streets. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Snow covers the ground in Buffalo, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. Residents of northern New York state are digging out from a dangerous lake-effect snowstorm that had dropped nearly 6 feet of snow in some areas and caused three deaths. The Buffalo metro area was hit hard, with some areas south of the city receiving more than 5 feet by early Saturday.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
            
              Cars covered in snow are seen downtown Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New snowfall blankets the city of Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Libby March/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Dark clouds hover over water shining under a shaft of sunlight at Erie Basin Marina at about 11:30 a.m., in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Libby March/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Vehicles drive along a snow covered Wilson Road in Grandville, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Joel Bissell/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
            
              A car sits in a snowdrift Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.   A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A man uses a snowblower to clear the sidewalk outside the Durham Memorial A.M.E Zion Church on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Homes and parked cars sit under a blanket of snow, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York on Friday, with nearly 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow already on the ground in some places by midmorning and possibly much more on the way. (Joseph Cooke/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars covered in snow are seen downtown Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              New snowfall blankets the city of Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Libby March/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Dark clouds hover over water shining under a shaft of sunlight at Erie Basin Marina at about 11:30 a.m., in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Libby March/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Vehicles drive along a snow covered Wilson Road in Grandville, Mich., on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. (Joel Bissell/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
            
              A car sits in a snowdrift Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.   A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A man uses a snowblower to clear the sidewalk outside the Durham Memorial A.M.E Zion Church on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Homes and parked cars sit under a blanket of snow, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York on Friday, with nearly 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow already on the ground in some places by midmorning and possibly much more on the way. (Joseph Cooke/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              A car drives by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y. A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.   (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A snow plow clears snow from the road on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person crosses Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person waits at a bus stop as snow falls on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cars drive along Ellicott Street as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              A person walks through downtown in the snow Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Zaria Black, 24, from Buffalo, clears off her car as snow falls Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A dangerous lake-effect snowstorm paralyzed parts of western and northern New York, with nearly 2 feet of snow already on the ground in some places and possibly much more on the way.  (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Thomas Mack of the North East Chiropractic Center, 35 S. Lake St., in North East, clears snow from the parking space outside his business on Nov. 17, 2022, following a lake-effect storm that moved through the Erie region. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              An Erie School District bus turns on Old French Road from East 33rd Street in Erie, Pa. on Nov. 17, 2022, following the region's first lake-effect snow storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday. The city saw about five inches of snow with many places in Erie County reporting up to a foot of snow. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Thomas Mack of the North East Chiropractic Center, 35 S. Lake St., in North East, clears snow from the parking space outside his business on Nov. 17, 2022, following a lake-effect storm that moved through the Erie region. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              An Erie School District bus turns on Old French Road from East 33rd Street in Erie, Pa. on Nov. 17, 2022, following the region's first lake-effect snow storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday. The city saw about five inches of snow with many places in Erie County reporting up to a foot of snow. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Thomas Mack of the North East Chiropractic Center, 35 S. Lake St., in North East, clears snow from the parking space outside his business on Nov. 17, 2022, following a lake-effect storm that moved through the Erie region. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Taylor Olson clears snow from her car in the 400 block of East 33rd Street in Erie on Nov. 17, 2022. "I had to wake up a little early so I could brush my car off," said Olson, 23. "I wasn't ready for it." The region saw its first lake-effect storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday, with about five inches of snow in the city. Areas of Erie County saw higher totals. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              An Erie School District bus turns on Old French Road from East 33rd Street in Erie, Pa. on Nov. 17, 2022, following the region's first lake-effect snow storm of the season overnight Wednesday into Thursday. The city saw about five inches of snow with many places in Erie County reporting up to a foot of snow. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing on preparations for the impending snowstorm that is expected to dump several feet of snow on the Western New York area beginning tonight at the New York State Thruway's Walden Garage in Cheektowaga, N.Y. on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks during a briefing on preparations for the impending snowstorm that is expected to dump several feet of snow on the Western New York area beginning tonight at the New York State Thruway's Walden Garage in Cheektowaga, N.Y. on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News via AP)/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Heavy equipment operator Don Beitz walks around a giant snow thrower while preparing for the impending snowstorm that is expected to dump several feet of snow on the area from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 p.m. Friday at the New York State Thruway's Walden Garage in Cheektowaga, N.Y. on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. (Derek Gee/The Buffalo News via AP)
            
              Heavy snow falls on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 in Erie, Pa. as the first lake-effect storm hits the Erie region. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
            
              A late fall snowstorm blankets the campus of Andrews University as a student heads to class Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, in Berrien Springs, Mich.(Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
            
              A Michigan Dept. of Transportation snowplow clears a section of M-139 during a late fall snowstorm Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, near downtown Berrien Springs, Mich.(Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
Dangerous lake-effect snowstorm blankets Buffalo, western NY