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Storm Batters Buffalo?
Buffalo Rising ^ | Nov 27, 2013 | Queenseyes

Posted on 11/27/2013 8:58:06 AM PST by gasport

This morning at 6am CNN reported that a winter storm had delivered a leveling blow to Buffalo. The reporter was stationed on what looked to be Delaware Avenue in the city, where there appeared to be no sign of battering. The reporter then stated that more snow was on the way. Then, the same reporter ended up in Amherst at 8am, showing the debilitating effects that the storm had caused. When he reached down to the grown, there might have been three inches of light fluffy snow. “There are also reports of patches of slick black ice,” stated the reporter, “and heavy snow on the power lines.” The camera then panned upwards to reveal intact power lines covered with a dusting of snow.

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TOPICS: Humor; Weather
KEYWORDS: blizzard; buffalo; globalsomething
Does this disaster have a name yet?

Where's the federal aid?

1 posted on 11/27/2013 8:58:06 AM PST by gasport
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To: gasport

It snows in Buffalo. Wow, that’s crazy.


2 posted on 11/27/2013 8:59:25 AM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: gasport

Mmmmmmmmm battered buffalo


3 posted on 11/27/2013 8:59:32 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: gasport
Does this disaster have a name yet?

Yep. "Bore-ass"

It's ho hum at this point in eastern MA as well, although there's a ways to go before its over.

4 posted on 11/27/2013 9:00:12 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: gasport

I did college in Buffalo. I would set my alarm back an hour to give myself time to dig out the car in the morning. Put hair on my chest.


5 posted on 11/27/2013 9:02:29 AM PST by ToastedHead
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To: gasport

It’s 30 degrees F in New Orleans. it’s not even Winter yet

Global warming is a hoax. Will idiot democrat voters finally realize their beloved news media and their beloved government have been lying to them for 30 years about global warming?

for 30 years the news media and scientists and gov have been yelling “global warming” . but there’s been no warming only cooling. no sea levels rising from melting ice caps.global warming is a hoax. this has been the coldest year I remember here( no hurricanes etc.) . The Sun’s cycle says this is only the beginning of a little Ice Age. (look up solar cycle 24 and 25)

will idiot democrats finally realize their news media and government have been lying to them and what else about?


6 posted on 11/27/2013 9:02:45 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Democrat_media

nope.


7 posted on 11/27/2013 9:04:35 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: gasport

It’s gorgeous here, actually! A few inches fell and it’s that lovely snow that sits on the tree branches “just so” and looks like a scene out of Currier & Ives. It’s also clear visibility and the roads are clear.

There was NO storm here. What we woke up to this morning is child’s play. Idiots.


8 posted on 11/27/2013 9:05:08 AM PST by conservativeinbflo.
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To: gasport
Soon people won't leave their houses if it's raining. By next generation, I predict they convince people rain and snow are by-products on some pollutant and man made catastrophes.

Granted, I DO actually fear weather of any kind but I should be an anomaly. (:

9 posted on 11/27/2013 9:06:49 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Obadiah
It snows in Buffalo. Wow, that’s crazy.

Not only that, but it snows a LOT. Sometimes from mid-November until mid-April with a few days reprieve here and there.

I grew up in North Dakota and thought our winters were second to none, for the lower 48 at least. And while our winters were certainly colder than Buffalo on average, we seldom got nearly as much snow.

10 posted on 11/27/2013 9:10:43 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Obadiah

The only news I read is carefully selected on the interwebs. AFTER I browse FR.


11 posted on 11/27/2013 9:11:06 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: Democrat_media
Will idiot democrat voters finally realize their beloved news media and their beloved government have been lying to them for 30 years about global warming?

The short answer is no. There is a reason that idiots are idiots.

12 posted on 11/27/2013 9:12:02 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: ToastedHead
From my experience, the best thing to do in a cold climate is get out in the weather frequently. (I HAAAATE THE COLD) but the more you get out in it, the more you acclimate. Plus it helps with your overall mood.

The Swedes have a saying "there is no such thing as bad weather just bad clothes". And they live it.

All that said, I left the NE and moved to the desert where I now layer up if it is 60 degrees. (;

13 posted on 11/27/2013 9:17:14 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: cripplecreek

>> Mmmmmmmmm battered buffalo

lol


14 posted on 11/27/2013 9:18:30 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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15 posted on 11/27/2013 9:19:15 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: gasport

The only thing getting battered these days in Buffalo are the Sabres!


16 posted on 11/27/2013 9:19:25 AM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: riri
>> the more you get out in it, the more you acclimate

Such big words! Does “acclimate” mean “freeze your butt off”?

17 posted on 11/27/2013 9:21:08 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: gasport

18 posted on 11/27/2013 9:22:19 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: riri

I’m dying down here in Virginia. I miss wondering which car is mine in the parking lot.


19 posted on 11/27/2013 9:22:50 AM PST by ToastedHead
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To: Vigilanteman
we seldom got nearly as much snow.

It pays to be on the east side of a great lake and Buffalo is "blessed" that way. But if you want to see lake effect snow you have to go to Syracuse or Watertown. Syracuse almost always wins the Most Snow in NY crown every year (Watertown is just too small to be counted).

20 posted on 11/27/2013 9:23:27 AM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: riri
Define 'acclimate'.

This guy acclimated....


21 posted on 11/27/2013 9:24:56 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: mc5cents

I used to have to go pick my brother up at syracuse for Christmas because his car was buried under about 6’ of snow by christmas break.


22 posted on 11/27/2013 9:24:57 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (I miss you, dad. 8 years today, 11/26/13 :()
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To: gasport

Bush and Cheney


23 posted on 11/27/2013 9:25:31 AM PST by 2nd Amendment (Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
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To: riri

When the rain comes,
they run and hide their heads.
They might as well be dead.
When the rain comes,
when the rain comes,


24 posted on 11/27/2013 9:26:27 AM PST by Hugin ( More firepower1)
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To: mc5cents

You forgot the Bills.


25 posted on 11/27/2013 9:29:58 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: gasport

four inches is a battering? YAWN! I got a whopping 4” and thought about not even plowing. How ridiculous.


26 posted on 11/27/2013 9:31:04 AM PST by The Mayor (Honesty means never having to look over your shoulder.)
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To: gasport

Yes the Climate Change Channel has labeled this catastrophe
Winter Storm Boreas.


27 posted on 11/27/2013 9:33:36 AM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: gasport

Laugh if you like, but Joe Bastardi is already predicting “snowmageddon” for Christmas.

Better start buying bread and milk right now.


28 posted on 11/27/2013 9:34:41 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Obadiah
It snows in Buffalo. Wow, that’s crazy.

Yes, ain't it. Not too long ago I read that an excavation near Buffalo uncovered evidence that Palm trees once grew here. Who knew??

29 posted on 11/27/2013 9:34:45 AM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: woodbutcher1963

No I didn’t. The Bills had to rest for a week after DESTROYING the Jets last week. :-)) They will be just fine. Not to worry...


30 posted on 11/27/2013 9:36:54 AM PST by mc5cents (Pray for America)
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To: gasport

We had icing conditions here in orange county ny.
Funny thing: not a single salt truck to be seen all day despite dozens of accidents caused by ice and driver misadventure.
The salt trucks came out finally at...10 pm.
After the ice gave way to rain and temps above 34°F.
Way to go roadcrews.
Way to go.

Can’t wait to see how long it takes the dopes here to remember how to drive in even light piddling crap like that.


31 posted on 11/27/2013 9:39:28 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: mc5cents

I grew up in Orchard Park(where the Bills play) and then went to school at SU. I had a buddy who grew up in Lowville, NY up on the Tug Hill Plateau. Lowville and Oswego were the worst in the state for snow/wind.

For those of you unfamiliar with the area. The Tug Hill Plateau is right at the eastern end of Lake Ontario. It is the blank area on the map about 30 miles across where there are no roads.

At SUNY Oswego, which is right on the southeastern shore of Lake Ontario, they actually have tunnels and ropes between the campus buildings so you will not get blown away during the winter storms. SU had tunnels over all the steps on campus so they would not have to shovel them in the winter.
They did need to shovel off the roof of the Carrier Dome several times a season.

Another fact that most people do not know is that Lake Erie eventually freezes over almost every year(it is only 30’ deep on average). The rest of the Great Lakes never freeze over. Therefore, the land masses downwind from them get lake effect snow ALL winter. The worst place of all is the upper peninsula of Michigan.

My mom still lives in Orchard Park(about 15 miles south of Buffalo). This is the northern edge of the snow belt off of Lake Erie. The worst area is down closer to the PA border.


32 posted on 11/27/2013 9:43:52 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: gasport

My brother in Florida asked me when they started naming the winter storms that hit the USA. I let him know it was idiots that wanted to push global warming and the Government to make it sound as if any type of weather is a crisis situation. up here in the UP of Michigan, we get lake effect snow squalls that drop over 4 inches, and no one is screaming that we are blown away.


33 posted on 11/27/2013 9:44:40 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: mc5cents

Orchard Park had 6-8” as of 10 am this am when I spoke to my mom.


34 posted on 11/27/2013 9:46:22 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963

The Tug Hill town of Montague holds the single day New York State record of snowfall 77 inches! Another Tug Hill town (Hooker) got 466.9 inches (about 39 feet) of snow during 76-77.


35 posted on 11/27/2013 9:56:52 AM PST by Bruce Kurtz
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To: Lazamataz
That would be me...in Buffalo...in my house.

Let alone outside.

I keep the Albany weather on my phone. I like to look at it if I even think I am having a bad day. Just as a reminder, things can always be worse.

36 posted on 11/27/2013 10:02:06 AM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: The Mayor

“four inches is a battering? YAWN! I got a whopping 4” and thought about not even plowing. How ridiculous.”

No kidding! This morning 5:20am the local DFW news station reported a “battering storm” headed for Buffalo NY. The camera shot showed a downtown area, well lit that had a bit of frost on the street.
YOU F’n kidding me? On DFW TX local news they report on light snow in NY? It just goes to show you the news maggots are feeding off of the same feed trough of information/propaganda.


37 posted on 11/27/2013 10:41:03 AM PST by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: gasport
Job justification.

Scare the masses.

Blame it on global warming climate change.

38 posted on 11/27/2013 11:11:16 AM PST by upchuck (I can't stand people that don't know the difference between 'your' and 'you're.' Their so stupid...)
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To: gasport

“Blow”,’battering” and ‘dangerous’ do not mean what you think they mean. If the computer says it happened-IT HAPPENED! Reality MUST be made to match predictions!
Those inch deep blizzards will kill ya. Apply to FEMA now!


39 posted on 11/27/2013 11:34:28 AM PST by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: gasport

“Does this disaster have a name yet? Where’s the federal aid?”

There’ll be no federal aid. Snow is white and Soetoro hates the color white.


40 posted on 11/27/2013 11:57:54 AM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: gasport

“There are also reports of patches of slick black ice,”

When will this overt racism end? Quick someone call Jesse and Al!


41 posted on 11/27/2013 12:18:02 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Mastador1
slick black ice

Jesse and Al?

Are you saying it was a misprint of "slick black arse"?

42 posted on 11/27/2013 12:22:56 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: Fightin Whitey

Are you saying it was a misprint of “slick black arse”?

Well no, but now that you put that out there it does seem to be an apt description of both Jesse and Al.


43 posted on 11/27/2013 12:32:32 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: woodbutcher1963

About 40 yrs ago, on my way to a suburb of Redfield, I spent a few snowstorm hours at Earl’s Grill & Bar in Pulaski.


44 posted on 11/27/2013 1:09:23 PM PST by gasport (Will operate for food.)
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To: gasport

http://goldensnowball.com/

This can give some perspective on snow in upstate NY.


45 posted on 11/27/2013 2:01:40 PM PST by Calamari (Pass enough laws and everyone is guilty of something.)
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To: Bruce Kurtz

” (Hooker) got 466.9 inches (about 39 feet)”

6 inches at a time?


46 posted on 11/27/2013 2:14:13 PM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: gasport
When he reached down to the grown...

Does anyone proofread anymore? If so, do they know how to spell?

47 posted on 11/27/2013 2:26:40 PM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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