Over the last three days, Buffalo, New York got hit with as much snow as the city usually sees all year. The storm is blamed for the deaths of at least ten people. As two more feet fell today, fears are growing that roofs across the area are not going to be able to handle all of the weight. Martin Savidge is in Buffalo where a warming trend could increase the danger.
Parts of the Buffalo, New York area have already been hit with more than six feet of snow and forecasters are warning several more feet are on the way. Several people have already died in this storm. While, a pregnant mother who couldn't make it to the hospital in time gave birth in a fire house and others were stranded in the snow.
Chrissy Hazard was at home with her husband, a friend and seven children when a wall of snow broke through the back door and trapped everyone inside. She spoke with Anderson from inside the house.
Bethany Hojnacki went into labor during the storm and couldn't make it to the hospital. While her husband Jared was out in the snow, he ran into a firefighter who happened to be helping a stranded labor and delivery nurse. Bethany gave birth to her daughter Lucy Grace at a nearby fire house, then another stranded nurse arrived. She specialized in maternity and caring for newborns. Jared Hojnacki told Anderson his story and said 'God was really with the people who needed him.'
It is technically still autumn, but Buffalo, New York is in the middle of an arctic blast that could leave six feet of snow on the ground. The entire country is feeling the chill with sub-freezing temperatures being recorded in all 50 states. Martin Savidge is in the middle of the snow in Buffalo where New York's Governor has declared a state of emergency.
It doesn't matter that the calendar says it is still autumn, millions of people across the U.S. are dealing with some serious winter weather. There is snow, bitter winds and freezing temperatures reaching the Rockies across to the heartland. Gary Tuchman reports from Billings, Montana, one of the coldest spots in the country. Temperatures are so low there that he is able to turn boiling water into snow.
California is in the middle of its worst drought in 100 years. It seems like any rain would be good news right now. But the storm hitting bone-dry areas of Southern California is creating flash floods and mudslides. Kyung Lah has the latest.
Illinois' Kankakee river is so jammed with ice that it could create a massive flood once the warm weather returns. Ice levels are already starting to go down. But will nearby residents be ready if the water rises? Gary Tuchman has the latest.
The deep freeze has left an Illinois river looking more like a glacier. But it is not the cold weather that has nearby residents frightened. When temperatures start to rise and the river begins to flow, the ice may cause catastrophic flooding. Gary Tuchman has the latest.
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