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Rising Temperatures Could Cause Flooding in Snow-Covered Buffalo

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 14:00
The Buffalo area, now buried under as much as 7 feet of snow, faces the threat of flooding and roof collapses as temperatures begin to rise.

Snow-Stranded Motorists Seek Shelter Inside Wal-Mart

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:41
NBC's Dylan Dreyer speaks with motorists who hunkered down inside a Hamburg, N,.Y., Wal-Mart after a driving ban was put into place because of snow.

Bills Players Need Snowmobiles to Reach Airport

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:44
Several players were picked up on the machines at their houses, which were walloped by five to seven feet of snow during this week's storms.

Detroit-Bound Bills Guard Takes Snowmobile to Airport

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:23
Kraig Urbik of the Buffalo Bills is driven to the airport via snowmobile so he can catch a flight to Detroit for Monday’s game against the Jets.

A Day's Work: Snow-Swamped Western New Yorkers Dig Out

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 09:12
Residents of Cheektowaga, N.Y. talk about digging out from under nearly seven feet of snow, in some cases taking eight hours to clear a driveway.

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo: We are Preparing Now for Flooding

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 08:05
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, "We are preparing now for more flooding than we have seen in a long, long time."

Watch Drone Footage of Snowbound Suburban NY

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 06:21
Mounds of snow create a perfect winter wonderland in Western New York, as captured by filmmaker James Grimaldi.

Buffalo Digs Out But Snow Danger Not Over

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:50
Snow storms that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended, but residents still can't breathe easy.

New Dangers: Falling Roofs and Flooding After Epic Storm

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 05:04
The melting snow could create the effect of a 6-inch downpour in two days.

'Enormous Amount of Snow' May Keep Buffalo Bills Roaming

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 04:54
With the Bills set to play the Jets in Detroit on Monday, the next question will be whether Ralph Wilson Stadium will be cleared by next Sunday.

New Threats: Flood and Collapse Fears Follow Epic Snow

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 03:57
The melting snow could create the effect of a 6-inch downpour in two days.

Where's the Snow? Not in Alaska's Largest City

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 01:53
One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city.

Roofs Creak in Buried Buffalo After Epic Snowfall

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 23:44
A snowstorm that dumped up to seven feet of snow on western and upstate New York left roofs creaking and raised concerns about potential flooding.

Snow Emergency in Buffalo Cuts Off Entire Neighborhoods

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:10
Nearly 135 miles of thruway are closed, travel is banned in some areas and snow-covered roofs are now at risk of collapse.

California Sees 'Abysmal Start' to Its Water Year

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:38
It's the time of the year when Californians can expect the most precipitation, but there's been only light to moderate rainfall since Oct. 1.

Battered Again: Three More Deaths Blamed on Buffalo Snow

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:48
A second band of lake-effect snow battered cities and towns near Buffalo, heaping more misery on people whose cars and even houses were buried.

The Week in Pictures

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:19
A whale of an effort in Nicaragua, blizzard buries Buffalo, Jerusalem mourns slain rabbis, smoke rings in Syria and more.

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Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:19
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Warmest Year Ever? Three More Records Fall in 2014

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:26
Even if it's freezing in your personal universe, Earth as a whole just broke three "warmest" records and 2014 is likely to be the toastiest on record.

Holt: 'Everything is White Down There'

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:15
NBC's Lester Holt flying above Buffalo, New York, shows viewers how the huge snowfall has shutdown the city, streets and even Ralph Wilson stadium, which is scheduled to host an NFL game.