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.
A man digs out his driveway in Depew, N.Y.
Cars make their way through South Buffalo, N.Y.
Homes are covered in snow in West Seneca, N.Y.
Snow covers Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y.
Trucks are parked at Jim's Truck Stop in Cheektowaga, N.Y.
Cars are covered in snow at a car dealership in Orchard Park, N.Y.
Crews work to free motorists stranded on the New York State Thruway.
Cars are stranded on Mile Strip Road at the entrance to Route 219 near Buffalo.
Snow blankets homes in Orchard Park, N.Y.
• Gallery: Sheets of Snow: New York Digs Out After Record-Breaking Storm