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Western NY Digs Out After Record-Breaking Storm
A ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York, trapping residents in their homes and stranding motorists on roadways, as temperatures in all 50 states fell to freezing or below.
Snow blows across Route 190 in Buffalo, N.Y., on Nov. 19, 2014. An autumn blizzard dumped a year's worth of snow in three days on Western New York state, where six people died and residents, some stranded overnight in cars, braced for another pummeling expected later on Wednesday.
Mic Brennan, a truck driver from Vandalia, Ohio, is among those stuck on the New York State Thruway in Buffalo, where cars are buried in snow. Estimating on Wednesday morning that he's been trapped for at least 34.5 hours, Brennan and his cousin Chris intend to wait out the storm and will stay in their truck until they can drive away. Brennan's view on Tuesday evening, left, and Wednesday morning, right.
Bob Wilcox clears snow at the end of his driveway in Lancaster, N.Y., on Nov. 19. The ferocious storm dumped massive piles of snow on parts of upstate New York, trapping residents in their homes and stranding motorists on roadways, as temperatures in all 50 states fell to freezing or below.
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