Buffalo: Emergency workers have filled thousands of sandbags as the area around Buffalo, New York, braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to 2 metres of snow. More than 775 members of the New York National Guard were in Erie County and Buffalo to help with flood prevention after days of work to clear roads and dig homes and cars out of the record snow from a storm that killed 13 people.
Sydney Morning Herald, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 10:49 PM
People in storm-socked areas around Buffalo began returning to work on Monday as fast-melting mounds of snow fed into creeks that were starting to swell. It was not clear how widespread flooding would be almost a week after western New York was pummeled by epic snowfall.
Lewistown Sentinel, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 04:05 PM
A ferocious Winter storm recently brought freezing temperatures and a massive snow to the Buffalo, N.Y., area, but Otheree "June" Gennings was glad he was only watching the TV news reports from the warmth of his home in Watkinsville. Gennings, now 79 years old, had experienced as a young man how cold Buffalo can be and it wasn't a pleasant experience.
Athens Banner-Herald, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 05:38 PM
A South Dakota woman is returning home after volunteering for a week with Red Cross efforts in Buffalo, New York, following a strong winter storm. Volunteer Nancy McKenney was deployed to the area Monday to help with managing the shelters set up to help those affected by the blizzard.
KDLT-TV Sioux Falls, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 04:31 PM
There should be plenty of "Roofmelt" tablets available to combat the ice dams on your house this winter, according to Tom O'Malley, vice president of KMI Inc., the Belding company whose products became popular during last year's heavy snows. Made of compressed salt, the 3-inch Roofmelt tablets are easy to throw onto rooftops and melt the ice that would otherwise build up underneath shingles and roofs and seep into attics and interior walls after a heavy snowfall.
MLive.com, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 03:41 PM
This is a recipe that was shared by our next door neighbors and dear friends Boris and Marti who had moved to Nashville from Buffalo, New York. We had enjoyed our share of feathered feasts, so we were looking for something a bit different.
WCKT-FM Fort Myers, Fri, Nov 28 2014 @ 01:55 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding. Cuomo says the only driving bans remaining in the area are in nearby Lackawanna and South Buffalo as snow removal crews continue to dig out streets.
KAVU, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 12:47 PM
As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo.
AlertNet, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 07:09 PM