Surviving Snowvember in Buffalo, NY


Welcome to to the crazy weather that is Buffalo, NY. Just last week we had a lovely day of sunshine and 50-degree weather, but what a difference a few days can make. We’re currently in the midst of a huge winter snowstorm that’s been officially named Winter Storm Knife and christened Snowvember by many others.

It all began Monday, which oddly enough was my 24th birthday. After working a regular shift, I went to dinner to celebrate. That’s when the snow started.

It’s about a 15-minute drive from Cracker Barrel to my house, which is in Buffalo, near Sloan and not far from South Buffalo. The drive home was…. progressively worse. You couldn’t see in front of you, the snow was coming down so hard. Also: lightning. The last time I saw lightning with snow was the October Storm of years ago. Thankfully, we made it safely back to the house – and that’s where we’ve basically been ever since.

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