Dramatic Drone's-Eye View Of The Record Upstate New York Snowfall

With half the nation covered in snow, according to ABC, nowhere appears to have had it worse (or more suddenly) than upstate New York. As images pour in from lake-effect snow, to The Buffalo Bills stadium, and from scenes caught in a snow storm to pandas playing, we thought the following stunning drone's-eye-view over Erie County was both incredible in its beauty and cruel in its GDP-destroying reality.

 

A Drone's eye view of the beauty (and GDP cruelty) of a snow-buried upstate New York

 

This is what it's like to be stuck in a snowstorm in Buffalo...


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With The National Guard being deployed to help, the situation is dramatic...

Buffalo's first snowstorm of the season could give the area a year's worth of snow — around 8 feet — in just three days.

 

More than 5 feet of snow was already on the ground Wednesday, and another round of lake-effect snow is forecast to bring an additional 3 feet of snow to the Buffalo area on Thursday and Friday. The average snowfall for an entire year: 93.6 inches, or close to 8 feet.

 

"This is a historic event. When all is said and done, this snowstorm will break all sorts of records, and that's saying something in Buffalo," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during a visit to the city.

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Some amazing images from Buffalo and surrounding areas...