History of Buffalo, New York: Leon Czolgosz, Great Lakes Blizzard of 1977, Colgan Air Flight 3407, Lake Storm Aphid , Amana Colonies

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General Books, 2010 - 224 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 62. Chapters: Leon Czolgosz, Blizzard of 1977, Colgan Air Flight 3407, Lake Storm "Aphid," Assassination of William McKinley, Amana Colonies, J. C. Penney, American Airlines Flight 96, Edward M. Cotter, Statler Hotels, Pierce-Arrow, Bell Aircraft, Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company, Roycroft, Christy's Minstrels, Pan-American Exposition, Brooks Locomotive Works, AM&A's, Francisco Oller, The Buffalo Nine, Buffalo Buffeds/Blues, Thomas Motor Company, Temple of Music, Phineas Riall, Charity Organization Society, Treaty of Buffalo Creek, Willem Willink, J. N. Adam & Co., Raphael Beck, Terminal Railway of Buffalo, Buffalo Courier-Express, John Randolph Spears, Fort Porter, USS Snowdrop, Inspirationalists, My Discovery of America, Varity, Deco Refreshments, Inc., Stargaze, Hens and Kelly, The Last Fine Time, Hengerer's, Ararat, City of Refuge, Buffalo, Cleveland and Chicago Railway, International Automobile League, Buffalo Electric Carriage, Buffalo Convention, Optimus Design Systems, CPR Buffalo Yard. Excerpt: The Blizzard of 1977 was a deadly blizzard that hit upstate New York and Southern Ontario from January 28 to February 1, 1977. Daily peak wind gusts ranging from 46 to 69 mph (74 to 111 km/h) were recorded by the National Weather Service Buffalo Office (2006a). Certain pre-existing weather conditions exacerbated the blizzard's effects. November, December and January average temperatures were much below normal. Lake Erie froze over by December 14; an ice-covered Lake Erie usually puts an end to lake-effect snow because the wind cannot pick up moisture from the lake's surface, convert the moisture to snow and then dump it when the winds reach shore. Lake Erie was covered by a deep, powdery snow; January's unusually cold conditions limited the usual thawing and refreezing, so the snow on the frozen lake remained powdery. The drift...

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