On 20 November 2000, Buffalo, NY was hit with a lake effect snowstorm
with strength unseen in several years, and a disruptive force
unequalled in nearly 25 years.Buffalo received 2 feet of snow in a
relatively short time, with most falling in a 7-hour period. Frequent ... lightning occurred all afternoon with this snowfall, and the timing
could not have been worse, as the brunt of the snowfall began around 2
p.m. local time.
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