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Serious SNOW pics

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by neontrail, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. Mar 5, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    neontrail

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    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan morning, Jan 22, 2009 ...

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  2. Mar 5, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    I don't see anything...Or is that the point? Must be white out conditions.
     
  3. Mar 5, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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  4. Mar 5, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    I like the hot tub pic haha
     
  5. Mar 5, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
    1030 AM EST FRI JAN 24 1997...

    ...TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BLIZZARD APPROACHES...

    THE STORY OF THE BLIZZARD OF '77 ACTUALLY BEGAN EARLY IN THE WINTER
    OF 1976-1977. THE WEATHER WAS UNUSUALLY HARSH LEADING UP TO THE
    BLIZZARD. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BOTH NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER WAS
    ABOUT SIX DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. JANUARY AVERAGED TEN DEGREES BELOW
    NORMAL. SEVERE GAS SHORTAGES WERE ALREADY UNDERWAY. INDUSTRIES AND
    SCHOOLS WERE FORCED TO CURTAIL ACTIVITIES AND IN SOME CASES CLOSE.

    IN ADDITION TO THE EXTREME COLD, SNOWFALL IN NOVEMBER TOTALLED 31.3
    INCHES, IN DECEMBER 60.7 INCHES AND THROUGH THE 27TH OF JANUARY 59.1
    INCHES. THERE WAS A PERSISTENT SNOWCOVER FROM NOVEMBER 29TH...
    UNUSUAL FOR A WESTERN NEW YORK WINTER. THE NATIONAL GUARD HAD ALREADY
    BEEN CALLED TO THE REGION TO HELP CLEAR THE SNOW-CLOGGED CITY
    STREETS.

    ON THE 27TH OF JANUARY, LOW PRESSURE CROSSED LAKE ERIE AND MOVED TO
    JAMES BAY. IT THEN BECAME STALLED EAST OF JAMES BAY. THE STORM THEN
    ACTUALLY MOVED BACK WEST OVER JAMES BAY BEFORE FINALLY MOVING EAST TO
    THE CANADIAN MARITIMES.

    THE STORM BEGAN ON THE 28TH OF JANUARY AS SNOW STARTED FALLING AT
    5AM. AS WINDS FRESHENED FROM THE SOUTH AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT
    ABOUT TWO INCHES OF NEW POWDER HAD ACCUMULATED ON TOP OF THE 33 INCH
    SNOWPACK AND DRIFTS FROM PREVIOUS STORMS DATING BACK BEFORE
    CHRISTMAS.

    DURING THE MORNING, THE TEMPERATURE ROSE RAPIDLY FROM FIVE DEGREES AT
    MIDNIGHT TO 26 DEGREES AT 11 AM. AT 1135AM, THE FRONT PASSED THROUGH
    THE BUFFALO AIRPORT. IN A SHORT TIME, THE VISIBILITY DROPPED FROM 3/4
    MILE TO ZERO AND THE WIND SHIFTED AND INCREASED TO SOUTHWEST AT 29
    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 49 MPH. THE TEMPERATURE FELL 26 DEGREES TO ZERO IN
    JUST OVER FOUR HOURS. THE BLIZZARD REACHED ITS WORST SEVERITY DURING
    THE LATE AFTERNOON AS WINDS AT THE BUFFALO AIRPORT AVERAGED 46 MPH
    AND GUSTED TO 69 MPH. GUSTS OF 75 MPH WERE RECORDED AT THE NIAGARA
    FALLS AIRPORT. WIND CHILLS REACHED FIFTY TO SIXTY DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

    THOUSANDS WERE STRANDED IN OFFICE BUILDINGS, SCHOOLS, POLICE
    STATIONS, FIRE HALLS, AND FACTORIES. CARS WERE STALLED EVERYWHERE AND
    ROADS BECAME IMPASSABLE. WHEN A FIRE BROKE OUT ON WHITNEY PLACE, FIRE
    FIGHTING EQUIPMENT WAS UNABLE TO GET THROUGH. SIX HOMES WERE
    COMPLETELY DESTROYED AND FIFTY PEOPLE WERE LEFT HOMELESS. NEARLY ALL
    TRANSPORTATION IN AND OUT OF BUFFALO STOPPED.

    IN ADDITION TO ERIE COUNTY, STATES OF EMERGENCY WERE DECLARED IN
    NIAGARA, ORLEANS AND GENESEE COUNTIES. ALL ROADS WERE CLOSED IN
    WYOMING AND LIVINGSTON COUNTIES AS WELL.

    BLIZZARD OR NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS PREVAILED ON AND OFF FOR THE
    NEXT THREE DAYS, ENDING AROUND MIDDAY ON FEBRUARY 1ST. DAILY PEAK
    GUSTS OF 51, 52, 58, AND 46 MPH WERE RECORDED FROM THE 29TH THROUGH
    THE 1ST.

    ON SATURDAY THE 29TH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS PREVAILED. FOR THE FIRST
    TIME IN 143 YEARS, THE BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS COULD NOT PUBLISH ITS
    MORNING PAPER. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ISSUED A DECLARATION OF
    EMERGENCY WHICH ALLOWED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO COME IN AND PROVIDE
    WHATEVER WAS NEEDED TO RESTORE NORMALCY TO THE REGION. BY THE 30TH,
    FEDERAL OFFICIALS HAD TAKEN OVER SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS AND BEFORE
    THE END OF THE STORM OVER 500 NATIONAL GUARDSMEN WERE HELPING IN THE
    DISASTER. IT WAS ESTIMATED THAT SNOW REMOVAL COSTS EXCEEDED 20
    MILLION DOLLARS.


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    A massive snow drift that was typical of the Blizzard of 1977 traps vehicles inside the tunnel
    under the Buffalo Airport runway at Aero Dr. and Amherst Villa Rd. (Photo courtesy Gary Kogut, NFTA.)


    SNOWMOBILERS AND THOSE WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE BECAME INVALUABLE AS THEY DELIVERED EMERGENCY FOOD AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES. SADLY, 29 DEATHS WERE BLAMED ON THE STORM--MANY FOUND FROZEN IN THEIR HALF BURIED CARS DURING THE FOUR DAY ORDEAL. IN ADDITION, LOOTING OF BUSINESSES AND STRANDED CARS ALSO TOOK PLACE BEGINNING ON THE 29TH WITH NEARLY ONE HUNDRED ARRESTED.WHEN THE SUN FINALLY CAME OUT FOR GOOD ON THE 1ST OF FEBRUARY, ITS COLD LIGHT REVEALED A SCENE OF INCREDIBLE DESOLATION IN THE BUFFALO AREA AND OVER THE SEVEN WESTERN COUNTY AREA. THE CITY AS WELL AS MOST OTHER COMMUNITIES BANNED TRAFFIC FOR SEVERAL DAYS. THE ARMY WAS CALLED IN FROM FORT BRAGG, NC TO AUGMENT THE NATIONAL GUARDSMEN. SOME OF THE EASTERN SUBURBS OF BUFFALO, PARTICULARLY LANCASTER, WERE BURIED TO THE ROOFS OF HOMES IN SOME CASES. THE STORMS TOLL WAS FELT BY ALL. FACTORIES AND INDUSTRIES WERE CLOSED FOR OVER A WEEK. RETAILERS REPORTED MILLIONS IN LOST SALES AS STORES REMAINED CLOSED. AT THE BUFFALO ZOO, OVER 20 ANIMALS PERISHED IN THE STORM AND DAMAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT NEARLY A HALF A MILLION DOLLARS.FOUR BUFFALO BRAVES PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL GAMES WERE POSTPONED AS WELL AS TWO BUFFALO SABRES HOCKEY GAMES. MAIL DELIVERY WAS SUSPENDED FOR NEARLY A WEEK ALSO.PRESIDENT CARTER DECLARED SEVEN WESTERN COUNTIES FEDERAL DISASTER AREAS -- THE FIRST TIME EVER FOR A SNOWSTORM IN THE UNITED STATES.THE SNOW AT BUFFALO TOTALLED ABOUT 12 INCHES FROM JANUARY 28TH TO FEBRUARY 1ST BUT MUCH OF THIS IS BELIEVED TO BE FROM EXISTING SNOW LYING ON THE FROZEN SURFACE OF LAKE ERIE BEING BLOWN INTO THE BUFFALO AREA AND REDEPOSITED.LEVAN
     
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