Rochester, New York has been experiencing some of the worst weather conditions the city has seen in a long time. The Democrat and Chronicle stated on Friday, January 5, that this is the coldest air mass to hit the Rochester region in nearly two years, with temperatures not expected to rise above 2 degrees until mid-morning on Sunday.
The Democrat and Chronicle told us that “the National Weather Service has issued a lake effect snow warning for Monroe and surrounding counties continuing through Saturday morning for areas north of Route 104. Some areas along the lake could see as much as 8 to 12 inches of new snow.”
In the subzero temperatures, snow was accumulating extremely quickly, making it very difficult for the plows to come through and do their jobs. This left the roads hazar