"Lake Effect Snow Machine" in full force in Watertown, NY. Footage of extremely heavy snow hammering Watertown, NY causing accidents & dangerous driving conditions for travelers. Snowfall rates of 2-4 inches per hour are occurring under this heavy snow band coming off Lake Ontario as Siberian Arctic airmass flows over the Great Lakes.
All footage shot evening (daylight & darkness) on January 6, 2015 in/near Watertown, NY.
1-4. (daylight) Various shots of cars in ditches with police assistance
5 & 6. (daylight) POV driving shot with traffic on snow-covered I-81 with heavy falling snow
7-11. (daylight) various shots of passing traffic on dangerous snow-covered I-81 with very heavy snow falling
12-14. (daylight) various shots of snowplows attempting to clear I-81 with heavy snow falling
15-17. (daylight) various pushed-in shots of heavy snow falling
18-25. (darkness) various shots of passing traffic with very heavy snow falling in Watertown, NY
26. (darkness) POV driving shot of police car assisting stranded motorist on I-81 in Watertown, NY with heavy snow falling
27 & 28. (darkness) pushed in shots of motorist checking under hood of car with very heavy snow falling in Watertown, NY
29 & 30. (darkness) shots of very heavy snow falling at gas station in Watertown, NY
31. (darkness) pushed-in shot of very heavy snow falling in front of headlights in Watertown, NY
32. (darkness) POV shot of heavy traffic in very heavy snow at intersection in Watertown, NY
33. (darkness) Shot of front loader clearing snow in parking lot in Watertown, NY