Remembering a Wintry November

Snow and ice after a winter storm (photo from Wikimedia Commons)

19 November 2021

This week’s weather was mild with highs up to 65oF and most lows above freezing until this morning. Not so seven years ago.

For three days in mid November 2014 a winter storm hammered the Great Lakes and brought unusually cold weather to western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh was very cold without much snow but there was an amazing storm in Buffalo, New York. Here are two vintage articles that tell the story.

A reason to be grateful for very cold weather: Winter is a Great Pest Control System

How birds avoided the Buffalo blizzard of 18 November 2014. Avoiding The Storm

(photo from Wikimedia Commons; click on the caption to see the original)

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