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  1. Sen. Gillibrand to tour western NY snow damageRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be in western New York to tour areas hit by historic snowfall last week and now bracing for floods. She'll meet with Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz at the Emergency Operations Center Cheektowaga Monday morning to discuss extensive damage to the area and resources needed from the federal government for recovery.

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  2. Evacuation plans readied as Buffalo flooding loomsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare to for the possibility of evacuation as up to 7 feet of melting snow posed the threat of flooding, Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Sunday. "Err on the side of caution," Cuomo said at a news conference in Cheektowaga.

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  3. Correction: Wintry Weather storyRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Residents of western New York may soon have to worry about the water in their basements as well as the snow on their roofs. After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out Friday, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain, temperatures up to 60 degrees and blocked catch basins.

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  4. As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concernsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. More than 30 major roof collapses, most involving farm and flat-roof buildings, were reported overnight, officials said Friday, after snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area's three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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  5. As snow ends, collapses, flooding are new concernsRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. More than 30 roof collapses, most involving farm and flat-roof buildings, were reported overnight, officials said Friday, after snow Thursday brought the Buffalo area's three-day total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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  6. Snow ending, but rain possible for BuffaloRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A snowfall that brought huge snowdrifts and closed roads around Buffalo was finally expected to stop, but residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and into the coming week raised the possibility of floods and the specter of roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. Roofs already were beginning to creak and collapse Thursday as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more.

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  7. Roofs collapse under Buffalo snowRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Roofs began to creak and collapse and homeowners toiled to clear waist-high drifts atop their houses Thursday as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total to an epic 7 feet or more. Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged drivers "pretty, pretty please" to stay off slippery, car-clogged roads in western New York while crews struggled to dig out.

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  8. Western NY man killed by car while walkingRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say a teenage driver is scheduled to be arraigned in western New York in connection with a hit-and-run accident that killed a 47-year-old man who was out for a morning walk.

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