Ice Tsunami, Hamburg, NY Ice Flood from huge cyclone – 2/25/2019

Giant ‘Ice Tsunami’ or ‘Ice Flood’ hits Hamburg NY as extremely high winds near 70 mph push huge sheets of ice and water into the shoreline of Lake Erie. The ice buckles and piles-up pushing into neighborhoods in Hamburg NY. Voluntary evacuations ordered for this neighborhood as huge wall of ice is pushed into properties. Tens of thousands of people without power from damaging winds. Vehicles stranded from blizzard conditions.

All footage shot in/near Hamburg (including Buffalo area) NY during morning of February 25, 2019 by meteorologist Simon Brewer

Shot Description

1-9. various shots of a massive wall of ice up to 30 feet high in spots flooding into Hamburg NY neighborhood and restaurant with voluntary evacuation orders in place.

10. pushed-in shot of massive ice sheet in with Buffalo NY skyline in background from Hamburg NY coast on Lake Erie

11. damaged marina flooded with huge chunks of ice in Niagara River in Buffalo NY from ‘ice tsunami’

12. high wind damage to marina with ice flood in background along Niagara River in Buffalo NY

13-17. various shots of ice flooded marina and surge flooded Niagara River in Buffalo NY

18-21. various shots of SUV/truck stranded in ditch after losing control on snow-covered highway in blizzard conditions near Hamburg NY

22. traffic in blizzard conditions on snow-covered highway in Hamburg NY

22 & 23. snow plows trying to clear highways with blizzard conditions in Hamburg NY

24-26. various shots of traffic in blizzard conditions on highway in Hamburg NY

27 & 28. traffic lights swinging from very high winds near Hamburg NY

SID: Simon Brewer


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