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School & Business Closings

The Lake Effect Snow storm has led to a seemingly endless list of closings!


Storm Death

Storm Fatality # 13: Cheektowaga Man in Car

Cheektowaga Police announced the storm's 13th fatality late Friday morning.
Troubles Don't Melt

Storms Gone, But Risks Remain

 A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.

Roofs Collapsing under Weight of Snow

Across Erie County, the weight of heavy snow has taken it's toll on roofs, collapsing some and  putting others in jeopardy.
Tom Mudd
Digging Out

Dig Out Day as Snow Ends, Rain Looms

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into Thanksgiving week.

Check Your Power Outages Here

The winter weather has caused some power outages across WNY.
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The latest Outages from New York State Electric
Why Deadly?

Why Can Shoveling Snow Lead to Heart Attacks?

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) We've heard of several deaths from this storm related to heart attacks while clearing snow. Why can clearing snow lead to a heart attack?
Game Moved

Bills and Jets to Play Monday Night in Detroit

(WBEN) - After feet of snow and much deliberation, the NFL has announced that the Bills' game vs. the New York Jets will be played Monday night at 7:00PM at Ford Field in Detroit.

No Pedestrians

Brown Says NO Pedestrians or Drivers Overnight

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Mayor Byron Brown has issued a unique travel ban for South Buffalo. Not only are cars banned overnight, so are pedestrians.
Who has emerged as THE government leader in the response to the storm?
  Gov. Cuomo
  Mark Poloncarz
  Byron Brown
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