Lake Effect Snow Creates Whiteout Conditions, Buffalo, NY – 2/5/2021

Whiteout conditions from very heavy lake effect snow over Buffalo, NY causing dangerous driving conditions. Massive arctic airmass moving over Great Lakes creating winter storm and lake effect snow storm warnings.

All footage shot during night darkness on February 5, 2021 in/near Buffalo, NY by Meteorologist Simon Brewer
Shot Description

1. electronic highway sign warning “Lake Effect Snow” on Interstate 90 Turnpike in Buffalo, NY

2-4. various shots of traffic driving through heavy falling snow on I-90 in Buffalo, NY

5 & 6. snowplows clearing snow from I-90 with heavy snow falling

7-10. Whiteout conditions on I-90 near Buffalo, NY with very heavy snow falling causing visibility to become zero

11. heavy snow falling and blowing near street light

12-14. various shots of heavy snow at truck stop on I-90 near Buffalo, NY

15-18. various shots of heavy snow falling near Buffalo, NY

SID: Simon Brewer

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