“I haven’t ate since Monday,” a woman tweeted this morning on highway I-90 near Blasdell, N.Y., just south of Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Lake Ontario. “Still stuck … 30 hours later. I’m hungry. I wish a magic carpet would appear now.”
— ıpuɐɥglıl (@Angel_tweets_) November 19, 2014
The Buffalo area, along with the rest of western New York, is immobilized in a snowstorm that has killed at least six people and buried streets and homes under nearly six feet of white. It’s a state of emergency: More than 50 flights have been canceled at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The city’s schools are closed.
Residents are stuck inside, with virtually nothing at all to do—except shovel their hearts out, and tweet insane photos like these.
— Steve Brown (@WGRZ_SteveBrown) November 19, 2014
PHOTO: The inside of Ralph Wilson stadium under a thick blanket of snow and blowing drifts. pic.twitter.com/7Hg3gFcOMI
— Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) November 19, 2014
It’s officially terrifying as snow is engulfing houses in S.Bflo. pic.twitter.com/nInQF3kXVt
— Toni Ruberto (@ToniRuberto) November 19, 2014
Unreal just unreal and more is coming pic.twitter.com/U1G7AiNHh9
— Jay Wilcox (@TopSpinJay) November 19, 2014
Hey guys can you call Phil’s Mom today and check on her I can’t get there. @BraunFilm @MarcSterne @TKLittles https://twitter.com/TheLouisNoce/status/535095937593802752/photo/1
— (@TheLouisNoce) Nov 19 2014
“You call this snow, well, where I come from…” https://twitter.com/Chas78923/status/535094806729740289/photo/1
— (@Chas78923) Nov 19 2014
King of the Mutants https://twitter.com/CantTakeNoMo/status/535096108884975616/photo/1
— (@CantTakeNoMo) Nov 19 2014
Remember: mark your snow buried fire hydrants properly as to not be hit by snowplows #buffaloblizzard2014 #staysafe https://twitter.com/FlaskandStein/status/535078569681375232/photo/1
— (@FlaskandStein) Nov 19 2014
Damn, how am I supposed to get in that? https://twitter.com/TrickyDick299/status/535074934851379200/photo/1
— (@TrickyDick299) Nov 19 2014
— Jenn Antilli (@jennfrombuffalo) November 19, 2014
— Patti Mahaney (@spikezezel2) November 19, 2014
RT @BuffNewsVogl: I don’t know where this guy is going, but he seems determined to get there. Have fun with that! https://twitter.com/BuffNewsVogl/status/535069501747126272/photo/1
— (@Dariuscrolle) Nov 19 2014
#snovember @WKBW https://twitter.com/SwanStreetNewz/status/535067723639058433/photo/1
— (@SwanStreetNewz) Nov 19 2014
Crazy RT @WGRZ: Photo from Caitlin Battaglia who is stuck on the Thruway near Lackawanna tolls. https://twitter.com/WGRZ/status/535050392527437824/photo/1
— (@PhilCiallela) Nov 19 2014
— Heather A McDonnell (@hamcdonnell) November 19, 2014
The Instagrams are crazy too.
Good morning from Buffalo. That’s a 6ft fence under that snow. Been stuck here for 26hrs now and no sign of moving soon. Also, a new snow front come through later… #tourlife #buffalo #snow #hothandroll
The band Interpol had to cancel a show in Toronto because their bus has been stuck in the snow outside Buffalo for 30 hours.
Still trapped yo! Haven’t really moved in 30 hours and we’ve been on the bus for nearly 40 hours. Nutso. Never seen anything like it.-DK
— Interpol (@Interpol) November 19, 2014
Hour 13 trapped in the snow. Dry goods and vodka. We will make it. -DK pic.twitter.com/bEQhaUokKi
— Interpol (@Interpol) November 18, 2014
This story is developing. We’ll continue to update.
Photo via TopSpinJay/Twitter