Weather of Arabia - Heavy snow covered, on Friday, roads and homes in northern New York State and the Canadian city of Fort Erie (Ontario), at a time when meteorological offices expected effects ranging in severity from large to severe, starting with the thickness of snow falling four feet during the coming days in the region. .
On Thursday, New York Governor Katie Hochul declared a state of emergency for parts of western New York, as a dangerous storm approached the region. The state of emergency includes 11 counties on the eastern fringes of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, where snow can reach several feet.
Forecasts of snowfall required the closure of Amtrak stations in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, while schools closed in Buffalo and across Erie County, while flights to and from Buffalo Niagara International Airport were canceled due to bad weather.
It is estimated that between 1 and 1.2 meters of snow will cover the Buffalo area by Sunday night, with some areas reaching 6 feet, according to state officials and meteorologists.