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Dramatic Aerial Photos Show Force of Buffalo Storm

The Buffalo News' Chief Photographer Derek Gee took to the skies Wednesday to capture the aftermath of a ferocious storm that killed eight and inundated Buffalo communities with as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow.

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The Buffalo News' Chief Photographer Derek Gee took to the skies Wednesday to capture the aftermath of a ferocious storm that killed eight and paralyzed Buffalo communities with as much as 5 1/2 feet of snow. Another lake-effect storm is expected to bring 2 to 3 more feet to western New York by late Thursday.

In the photo above, homes are covered in snow in South Buffalo, N.Y., on Nov. 19, 2014.

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LOCAL SNOWVEMBER AERIAL GEE

A man digs out his driveway in Depew, N.Y.

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Cars make their way through South Buffalo, N.Y.

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Homes are covered in snow in West Seneca, N.Y.

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Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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Trucks are parked at Jim's Truck Stop in Cheektowaga, N.Y.

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Cars are covered in snow at a car dealership in Orchard Park, N.Y.

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Crews work to free motorists stranded on the New York State Thruway.

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Cars are stranded on Mile Strip Road at the entrance to Route 219 near Buffalo.

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Snow blankets homes in Orchard Park, N.Y.

• Gallery: Sheets of Snow: New York Digs Out After Record-Breaking Storm

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