Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop
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By By CAROLYN THOMPSON
Associated

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area. But even as it strained roofs and stalled daily life, the snow wasn’t the only worry. Forecasters warned a rapid weekend warmup and rain could turn all that snow into floods. “It’s a force of nature, a massive force of nature,” Deputy Erie County Commissioner Richard Tobe said during a Thursday morning briefing, where he announced an eight storm-related death. “We’re prepared, but the storm is …

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